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If I Had Started Writing Seriously When I Was Younger I Might Be Published Now, But Was The Younger Me Ready To Write a Book? #AmWriting #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

I have been listening to a great writing podcast called Write or Die. It is perfect for writers, like me, who are deep in the querying trenches. If you are struggling with rejection and the journey to publication, listen to this. Podcast host and author, Claribel Ortega, focuses on the struggle and the suffering with […]… Continue reading If I Had Started Writing Seriously When I Was Younger I Might Be Published Now, But Was The Younger Me Ready To Write a Book? #AmWriting #Writing — BlondeWriteMore

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Writer Friends & Stars – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #NaNoWriMo18 #Writers — BlondeWriteMore

Writer friends are special human beings. As I am battling my way through NaNoWriMo and having to call on my writer friends for encouragement, I thought I would dedicate a post to writer friends everywhere. Here’s a list of similarities between writer friends and stars: via Writer Friends & Stars – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #NaNoWriMo18 #Writers… Continue reading Writer Friends & Stars – The Similarities #SundayBlogShare #NaNoWriMo18 #Writers — BlondeWriteMore

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The Benefits of Taking a Break From Novel Writing to Craft Short Stories #SundayBlogShare #Writer #ShortStories — BlondeWriteMore

You have been working at the literary coalface for months. Your second draft has taken far longer than you expected. At times working on your second draft has felt more like going to war than embarking on a wonderful journey of creative discovery. You know far too much about your characters and after spending an […]… Continue reading The Benefits of Taking a Break From Novel Writing to Craft Short Stories #SundayBlogShare #Writer #ShortStories — BlondeWriteMore

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20 Tips to Proofread Like A Professional — Karen Dowdall

Originally posted on The Haunted Pen: Proofreading. Some writers love it, some writers despise it. But whatever your feelings, proofreading is your final task when preparing to share your words with the world. Writers often read their words the way they believe they wrote them, not how they actually wrote them. This means spelling mistakes,… via… Continue reading 20 Tips to Proofread Like A Professional — Karen Dowdall

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10 Things Writers Don’t Know About The Woods… — Karen Dowdall

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog: To read this interesting and informative article by Author, Bowhunter, and Scientist Dan Koboldt, Click on the link or his photo below: 10-things-writers-know-woods/ via 10 Things Writers Don’t Know About The Woods… — Karen Dowdall A very informative writer's resource. We've all written a scene in the… Continue reading 10 Things Writers Don’t Know About The Woods… — Karen Dowdall

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How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #Writer #AmWriting #FirstDraft — BlondeWriteMore

In my experience there are different types of first drafts: The Gushing First Draft. There are stories which will quite simply gush out of you. Words will pour onto the page and before you know it there will be a rough manuscript staring back at you. If you are reading this and are new to […]… Continue reading How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #Writer #AmWriting #FirstDraft — BlondeWriteMore

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A Letter To Doubt — All The Way YA

I’m in the middle of taking book coaching classes from Author Accelerator, and one of the assignments I completed this week was a letter to my doubt. I’ve never been much for grand statements, and honestly, writing this letter felt a little wonky to me. But, my doubt is a real thing. I wouldn’t say […]… Continue reading A Letter To Doubt — All The Way YA

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WHAT MAKES BAD WRITING BAD — K. D. Dowdall

A copy of a post I did in June 2015 – Virginia Woolf: “The psychic risk of a novel such as Woolf’s The Waves is vast – particularly for someone for whom psychic risk was so potentially debilitating.” Written by Toby Litt who is a London-based writer. Hospital, his […] via WHAT MAKES BAD WRITING BAD… Continue reading WHAT MAKES BAD WRITING BAD — K. D. Dowdall