Your Questions About The Savior's Sister AnsweredCheck out my YouTube essentials, writing tools, favorite books, and more at my Amazon shop!Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
At home with Trent DaltonTrent Dalton is a dual Walkley Award winning journalist, who also happens to be an exquisite novelist.The Garret: Writers on Writing Shared .
I screwed up. Let's talk about it.Killer Cold Emailing bonuses DISAPPEAR TONIGHT @ 10PM Central. Learn more and enroll now!Jorden Makelle Shared .
6 Creative Writing Exercises for Rich CharacterCreative writing exercises provide an excellent way to practice writing topics such as characterization. Try these 6 exercises.Now Novel Shared .
College Applications During COVIDWill it be easier or harder to get into college in the era of COVID?Alexa Donne Shared .
Miscalculating your fearsIve been thinking a lot about fear lately. And specifically about fearing the wrong things.Nathan Bransford Shared .
8 Proven Strategies to Write More and Boost Your ProductivityThese eight strategies will help you write more and finally finish your books.The Write Practice Shared .
Lori M. Lee on Pivoting to Digital Marketing and Managing Depression During COVIDToday's guest is Lori M. Lee, author of the YA Fantasy Forest of Souls. Lori joined me to talk about launching a book during the pandemic, pivoting to online marketing and promotion, and how she handled depression and anxiety during the ongoing epidemic.Writer, Writer, Pants On Fire Shared .
Writing Humor to Heal Mind and BodyHumor, the good, the bad, and the downright silly, is everywhere and in great need, especially now.Writers In The Storm Shared .
How to Self-Publish a Children's Book: 6 Steps to a Magical LaunchCan't wait to share your children's book with the world? Use our 6-step guide on how to publish a children's book to help you get there.Reedsy Shared .
What the Bleep Did I Write? ! Profanity in LiteraturePlease note: This post does contain profanity, so if that's not to you liking, don't read on.Writer Unboxed Shared .
A Checklist For Finalizing Your NovelBefore I get into today's post, I want to let you all know that in the future, new posts will appear on Go Teen Writers on Wednesdays only.Go Teen Writers Shared .
Here's how to deal with criticism of your writing&.I scan the world to find websites, books and articles to help other writers. Today I discuss a TED talk about how do deal with criticism of your writing...Publication Coach Shared .
Ep. 521: The Link Between Your Story's Hook and ResolutionAsk these questions to help in brainstorming.Helping Writers Become Authors Shared .
E-Book Cover Design Awards, August 2020This edition is for submissions during August, 2020.This month we received:40 covers in the Fiction category10 covers in the Nonfic.The Book Designer Shared .
Starting From Zero And Success With BookBub Ads With David GaughranWhen you've been self-publishing over a decade, it's easy to see how things have changed for indie authors and where the opportunities lie for publishing and marketing our books.The Creative Penn Shared .
10 Editing Errors Writers Should Avoid At All CostsGreat writers don't always make for excellent editors, but editing is a professional skill that can be learned and improved on just like writers can learn how to write better.Writers Write Shared .
Theodore Jerome Cohen Wins Flash Fiction ChallengeA hearty congrats to the winner of this week's Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.Indies Unlimited Shared .
EP018: Archive RerunIn this week's episode from the BXP Archives... Sarah Pinborough has had over twenty novels published and written for TV and film.The Bestseller Experiment Shared .
15.39: Translation, with special guest Alex ShvartsmanYour Hosts: Mary Robinette, Dan, and Lari, with guest Alex Shvartsman Translation is fantastically complex.Writing Excuses Shared .
10 Worst Tips For Writing RomanceCheck out my YouTube essentials, writing tools, favorite books, and more at my Amazon shop!Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
Yes, Male Writers CAN Write Fantastic Female CharactersWhat if B2W told you male writers CAN write great female characters? Here's why, plus why 'own voices' writing doesn't always work out.Bang 2 Write Shared .
8 Simple, Effective Ways to Conquer Lower Back Pain That Work For Me—And Might Help You, TooSorry about thatâI truly amâbut Iâve been there and I feel your pain. Not just the existential kind resulting from rejection and lousy reviews, but the physical kind that comes from hours spent hunched over a computer or notebook, plopped on a living room sofa, standing at a kitchen counter, perched over a night table, sprawled on...Anne R. Allen's Blog Shared .
Stanley Kubrick on How to Adapt Novels Into Films"Words and Movies" by Stanley Kubrick: a novel into a two-hour film is a difficult task for even the best screenwriters and directors.Behind the Curtain Shared .
Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: The MallCan you write a story in 250 words? #flashfiction #amwriting #contest #writingprompt.Indies Unlimited Shared .
How To Make $1k Freelance Writing In The Next 45 Days!How to Pick a Niche Why a "Portfolio" AIN'T IT The #1 Mistake Newbie Writers Make When Choosing a Niche How to Make Your Writer Website ACTUALLY Sell!Jorden Makelle Shared .
My Post Grad Writing Plans // writing updateBLM petitions, donations, and resources : / Resource Guide: in the World : SHORT FICTION I Will Never Tell You This - The Puritan: - Minola Review: - The Fiddlehead : - PRISM international : - video reading: and Jane in the Garden of Eden - The Puritan: Me Under Till I See the Light - The New Quarterly.Shaelin Writes Shared .
How to use referrals wiselyThis week! Books! Before we get to the links, a friendly reminder to please REGISTER TO VOTE.Nathan Bransford Shared .
Why We Didn't Hit #1 Bestseller on AmazonWhen Surviving Death launched, we had a foolproof plan to make it an Amazon bestseller.The Write Practice Shared .
My Freelance Writing Course, Killer Cold Emailing, Is Open Now!Only those who enroll ⏰*before 2PM Central today* ⏰ will get my new-for-2020 "$1K Freelance Writing in 30 Days Checklist and Calendar" that maps out exactly what you should do each week to hit your goal of $1K in 30 days!Jorden Makelle Shared .
Where Do You Find Your Writing Motivation?Walden faculty members talk about where they find motivation to write in an effort to help other writers find their own motivation.Walden University Writing Center Shared .
Bestselling writer talks about getting an early start, learning from television, and publishing her 10th novel.It's all about Stella who is the ruler of a posh, snobbish street, and how her life is thrown upside down when a new girl moves into the neighbourhood.Writer's Routine Shared .
Am I Still a Writer ?The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you offâ â Gloria Steinem.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Write Another Book with Roseanna M. WhiteRoseanna M. White is a bestselling, Christy Award nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes.Go Teen Writers Shared .
Historical Fiction Writing JourneysWriting historical fiction begins with a base of facts that sit atop the whisper of a story.Writers In The Storm Shared .
Choosing between great ideas for writingThe Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today's question?Publication Coach Shared .
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #120This issue is for September, 2020. We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, self-publishing, book design or marketing books.The Book Designer Shared .
LinkedIn Tips for Writers: How to Stand Out Like Orange GlassesLooking for LinkedIn tips to help you grow your network, connect with prospects, and land more freelance writing work?Make A Living Writing Shared .
How to Plan Your NovelWe all have different ways of writing and planning. Learn to embrace what works for you!Create If Writing Shared .
SPS-245: From Scripts to Snowdonia: Self-Published SuccessFind out how a former BBC script editor and teacher went on to hit the big time as a self-published crime author.The Self Publishing Show Shared .
10 Ways To Be A Great Writing Group MemberAre you thinking of joining a writing group? In this post we look at what it takes to be a great writing group member.Writers Write Shared .
How to Indie Publish at Low CostHere are some tips for publishing your story without breaking the bank. How to be an indie author on a budget.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Join Our Team: We're HiringDo you love all things language, writing and editing?The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Turn Your Book Marketing Tactics Into Strategy: The 4-Part Framework That Will Actually Grow Your AudienceLearn how to turn your book marketing tactics into a fully fledged marketing strategy with this 4 step framework.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Ep. 202: Anjanette Delgado on the Magic of Preproduction in Novel WritingExplore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. How do you write a book?How Do You Write Shared .
The TOP 4 Reasons You STILL Can't Find Freelance Writing JobsYou need to enroll BEFORE 2PM CENTRAL on Friday, September 25th to get the ALL-NEW "$1K in 30 Days Class, Calendar, and Checklist" - your guide and calendar template showing EXACTLY what to work on and EXACTLY when to work on it to hit your first $1K by the end of October 2020!Jorden Makelle Shared .
5 Expert Writers Share Their Awesome Short Story TipsWant to write a short story? Then listen to Stephen King, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edgar Allen Poe, Neil Gaiman and Ray Bradbury's writing tips.Bang 2 Write Shared .
Focus on the storyIf you'd like to nominate your own page or query for a public critique, kindly post them here in the discussion forums: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog Also, if you'd like to test your editing chops, keep your eye on this area or this.Nathan Bransford Shared .
EBook Deals September 24-3099cent and #FreeKindlebooks deals today on Thrifty Thursday! Post 'em or download 'em. Enjoy 'em!Indies Unlimited Shared .
Managing Expectations, One Book at a TimeManaging this a thing? I laugh sardonically even as I write the title. Writers, by definition, are dreamers.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Cover Reveal for Go Teen Writers: Write Your NovelThe three of us have been dreaming about writing this book for several years now, and it's hard to believe that on December 3rd we will finally get to share it with all of you!Go Teen Writers Shared .
Meet Our Newest Resident Writing Coaches!A new season of learning is about to begin. Come meet the resident writing coaches readt to help you grow your craft and writing career!Writers Helping Writers Shared .
The figurative language of Olaf Olafsson&.I like to share interesting pieces of figurative language I encounter in my reading. I write today about a series of similes and metaphors from Olaf Olafsson&.Publication Coach Shared .
Hacks for StartingI'm hosting a livestream / workshop for BookNetFest with tips and tricks for starting / growing your booktube or authortube channel!Alexa Donne Shared .
Teaching English: Using Slow Writing in the ClassroomUse this easy guide to find out how to use it in your classroom.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
10 Best Tips For Writing WomenCheck out my YouTube essentials, writing tools, favorite books, and more at my Amazon shop!Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
7 Ways SEO Helps Authors Promote Books OnlineSEO is a tough concept for authors. There's no point in managing a website if no one can find it.Shayla Raquel Shared .
At home with Jane HarperJane Harper's debut novel, The Dry, received too many awards to list here and has now been turned into a feature film.The Garret: Writers on Writing Shared .
Ep. 201: How Do You Know When You're Overcomplicating Your Book?Bonus mini-episode, brought to you by my Patrons at the $5+ levels! Including:. Join now!How Do You Write Shared .
Amazon International Markets ExplainedInternational book markets can be a big win for authors — if you approach them intelligently.Book Marketing Show Shared .
Freelance Writers: Watch This If You're Scared to Cold Email.You need to enroll BEFORE 2PM CENTRAL on Friday, September 25th to get the ALL-NEW "$1K in 30 Days Class, Calendar, and Checklist" - your guide and calendar template showing EXACTLY what to work on and EXACTLY when to work on it to hit your first $1K by the end of October 2020!Jorden Makelle Shared .
How to Write Exposition for Your ScreenplayClick the link to watch a training video that will show you how to write 5, 10, even 15 pages a day consistently.Tyler Mowery Shared .
Which "Tunnel" Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?All Indies Unlimited staff members, including the admins, are volunteers who work for free. If you enjoy what you read here - all for free - please share with your friends, like us on Facebook and Twitter, and if you don't know how to thank us for all this great, free content - feel free to make a donation!Indies Unlimited Shared .
Using Deep POV in Limited 3rd PersonDeep POV ratchets up emotional tension by pulling readers in close to the character's inner conflict.Writers In The Storm Shared .
Crafting Titles That Hook Readers and Optimize SuccessShort story titles are important. They are the sizzle that sell your story.Â While novels have back cover copy and reviews to help sell them, short stories have only the title to grab a reader's attention.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Just In Time Learning, International Categories, and Filling the Vegas VoidThis week Bryan is joined by Patrick O'Donnell's and Jim Kukral! Bryan has a Book Description webinar this Thursday on the 5 mistakes authors most commonly make with their book descriptions, be sure to check that out.The Sell More Books Show Shared .
Jill's Outlining MethodsAn outline is a general plan. For a novel, that can be as simple or as in-depth as you want.Go Teen Writers Shared .
What does the word 'glossolailic' mean?Increase your vocabulary and you'll make your writing much more precise. That's why I provide a word of the week.Publication Coach Shared .
4 Ways to Turn a Notebook Into a Powerful Writing ToolLori Wade explains how writers can turn a paper notebook into a powerful writing assistant.Kathy Steinemann Shared .
SSP131 Big Changes ComingIn today's episode, the guys, along with Bonnie and Niamh, talk about the big changes coming to the Story Studio Podcast in the coming weeks.The Story Studio Shared .
PublishingSo you've finished rewriting your book, had an appraisal and an edit. You've done the proofreading.Writers Write Shared .
Free Webinar: How to Write With ClarityRegister here for a free webinar all about creating clarity in your fiction.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Free Editing Q&A With Professional EditorsGet all of your editing questions answered!The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
How to Correctly Punctuate DialogueIf you've ever been confused about where to put commas or how to use dashes when writing dialogue, look no further.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Verzet: New Dutch Writing Chapbooks LaunchCelebrating the launch of VERZET, a collection of beautifully designed chapbooks published by Strangers Press which showcases the translated work of eight of the most exciting writers working in the Netherlands today.National Centre for Writing Shared .
Social Media for Writers: Practical Tips and TricksSocial media for writers doesn't have to be overwhelming. These practical strategies will help you make the most of your social media presence.The Write Practice Shared .
Selling Books on the German Amazon MarketWant to know how you can get your books on the german Amazon market and start selling internationally?Book Marketing Show Shared .
4 BOOMING Freelance Writing Niches for FALL 2020!You need to enroll BEFORE 2PM CENTRAL on Friday, September 25th to get the ALL-NEW "$1K in 30 Days Class, Calendar, and Checklist" - your guide and calendar template showing EXACTLY what to work on and EXACTLY when to work on it to hit your first $1K by the end of October 2020!Jorden Makelle Shared .
Selling a Book to a Big 5 at Auction!What was it like going on submission to book editors for the first time after having a book published?Alexa Donne Shared .
Should You Self-Publish Your Book? 5 Essential Questions to Help You DecideSelf-publishing vs. traditional publishing. How is a writer supposed to know which route is best for them, their book and their career?The Write Life Shared .
How to Write Compelling Dialogue: A Proven ProcessWith nearly 200 books under my belt, two-thirds of which are novels, I've learned the ins and outs of dialogue writing.Jerry B. Jenkins Shared .
Author Up Close: Alexia Gordon—Medicine, Murder, and Classical MusicIn my final 2020 installment of the Author Up Close series, I'm interviewing Alexia Gordon.Writer Unboxed Shared .
How Long Is a Short Story? All Your Questions Answered!How long is a short story and what else characterizes this unique narrative form? Brush up on your short story knowledge here!Reedsy Shared .
Benefits of Excerpting Your NovelHave you ever been flipping through a magazine and found an excerpt from a book, maybe one youd never read?Writers Helping Writers Shared .
PubCoach top 10: September 2020Reading time: About 5 minutes Here are my 10 favourite articles or posts from last month, focusing on the most useful, helpful and healthful pieces for writers.Publication Coach Shared .
Wayne KellyOVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. It's episode 137 with...The Joined Up Writing Podcast Shared .
Self-Publishing Secrets: 6 Punk-Rock Tips to Sell More BooksThinking about self-publishing a book? There's more to it than just writing. Here's how to be a rock-star author, sell more books, and get more fans.Make A Living Writing Shared .
HUMOR WRITINGGet audible here before Cthulhu eats it along with your free book: or text "Terrible" to 500-500 Truly writing humor is the most dangerous of writing endeavors.Terrible Writing Advice Shared .
5 Things You Need To Know To Write Science FictionIf you want to be a science fiction writer, we've created this post for you.Writers Write Shared .
Flash Fiction: A Crash CourseFlash fiction is an exciting way to write punchy, pithy fiction. Here's what it is, why it's awesome, and how to write it.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
WRITER 349: Meet Christie Nieman, author of 'Where We Begin'.Discover what you can learn from being an author-entrepreneur. Plus, we have 5 double passes to 'The Translators' to give away.So You Want To Be A Writer Shared .
Unboxing The Savior's Sister Arcs!GET FREE SHIPPING AT THE CRAFT RELIQUARY WITH CODE THANKYOUJENNA: Bandit Kings of Nowhere Park: : Tribulations of August Barton: Revelations of August Barton: Her Heart: and Absinthe.Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
Plot and Setting: Driving Stories Using Time and PlacePlot and setting are two intricately linked elements of storytelling. Learn more about using setting to drive plot in your fiction writing.Now Novel Shared .
How to use hopes and dreams to make a character come aliveYou probably already know that motivation is everything in a novel. Nearly everything worth reading flows from a character who wants something and actively goes after it.Nathan Bransford Shared .
Beginner Freelance Writer? NEVER Cold Email Without These Two Things.You need to enroll BEFORE 2PM CENTRAL on Friday, September 25th to get the ALL-NEW "$1K in 30 Days Class, Calendar, and Checklist" - your guide and calendar template showing EXACTLY what to work on and EXACTLY when to work on it to hit your first $1K by the end of October 2020!Jorden Makelle Shared .
5 Reasons to Review Old Conference NotesJulie Glover shares why it's time to pull out those old conference notes and glean them for fresh takeaways.Writers In The Storm Shared .
Sustaining Hope-An Artist's SpecialtyDid you read WU on Friday? Monica Bhide submitted a lovely essay, aptly titled Powered by Hope, in which she offers a link to her Sound Bites project of the same name.Writer Unboxed Shared .
The Beginning Writer's Guide To Finishing A Novel: 6 Questions To Ask When Editing ScenesLet's imagine that your manuscript as a garden. When you wrote your book, you put each seed in the soil where you imagine it should go.Go Teen Writers Shared .
Professional Editor: Is Your Book Ready for an Editor?Working with a professional editor at the right time can transform your book for the better.Reedsy Shared .
S3 E5: Alechia Dow and Don't Ever Lick Your ChecksEpisode Description: This week, Claribel and Kat talk about who to follow on social media to learn more about the industry and writing as well as how to discuss authentic representation with your writer friends or as a sensitivity reader.Write Or Die Podcast Shared .
Here's some pantser advice: suspenders!I scan the world to find websites, books and articles to help other writers. Today I discuss a blog post with some pantser advice....Publication Coach Shared .
Going Against the Flow: Reflowable vs. Fixed-Layout EbooksThe vagaries of the reflowable ebook introduce uncertainty that doesn't work for all ebooks. But with fixed-layout ebooks those uncertainties can be eliminated.The Book Designer Shared .
3 Quick Tips On Writing Diverse CharactersLots of writers want to write diverse characters, but are afraid of getting it 'wrong'.Bang 2 Write Shared .
Audiobook Narration, Production And Marketing Tips With Derek DoepkerAudiobooks are one of the fastest-growing segments in publishing and the expansion of podcasts onto every major platform means there are more ways to market to audio-first consumers In this episode, Derek Doepker gives some tips on why audiobooks are so important as a format, self-narration, working with a narrator, plus, production and...The Creative Penn Shared .
Become a Best-Selling Author On AmazonWant to find success in self-publishing? We'll show you how it's done.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
EP286: Carole MatthewsCarole Matthews has sold over 6 million books in 31 countries. She's written two books a year for the last ten years and was inducted into the Festival of Romance Hall of Fame.The Bestseller Experiment Shared .
15.38: Depicting Religions That Are Not Your OwnYour Hosts: Piper, Dan, and Tempest, with special guest Nisi Shawl Whether you're writing about a real-world religion, or one you've created for your setting, there are numerous factors to be aware of.Writing Excuses Shared .
Dick Waters Wins Flash Fiction Challenge Popular VoteDick Waters is the Readers' Choice in this week's Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature here today.Indies Unlimited Shared .
Tips for Historical WritersHistorical fiction also demands that the writer get his/her facts straight. Today, I offer tips to help you find reliable source material, from which to build.Anne R. Allen's Blog Shared .
DiAnn Mills Introduces AIRBORNEMills, whose romantic suspense novels have won two Christy Awards, asserts that her vision for Airborne is to champion the selfless service of first responders during times of crisis: âMy mission is to show a story that weaves together hope, reality, and the sacrificial work of first responders when a deadly virus spreads among innocent...Writer Unboxed Shared .
Markdown: Simplify the Writing Process ItselfWhat writing apps increase productivity? None of them - just learn Markdown instead.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Don't Focus on DialogueJoin The Practical Screenwriting Course: stream every Wednesday! This is a quick clip from the fourth stream reading short scripts.Tyler Mowery Shared .
Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: TunnelCan you write a story in 250 words? #flashfiction #amwriting #contest #writingprompt.Indies Unlimited Shared .
How to Use ProWritingAid's Thesaurus CheckTips and tricks to get you started.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
How to Build Discipline in your Writing PracticeTen tips to create a writing discipline to finish your novel. Use your desire to drive commitment.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Announcing Author School's Next SessionTwo years ago, my partners and I launched Author School with our inaugural course, Pen to Published. Since then weve had a great time walking through the basics of writing, publishing and platform-building with 700+ students.Rachelle Gardner Shared .
How to Choose the Smartest Book Categories for International Amazon MarketsChanging your book categories in international markets doesn't have to be a complicated process. This guide explains the process.Book Marketing Show Shared .
A Chat on Writing for YourselfThoughts on Finishing My First Draft: Critique on Your Work and Implementing Feedback: Writing Process: Chat About Confidence and Imposter Syndrome: I Learned About Writing in 2019: petitions, donations, and resources : / Resource Guide: in the World : SHORT FICTION I Will Never Tell You This - The Puritan: - Minola Review: - The Fiddlehead : -...Shaelin Writes Shared .
Are you willing to stand out from the crowd?This week! Books! Ive been doing a lot of reflecting these past few weeks on whats next for my creative life and where I want to devote my energy, so this post on the Freelancers Union blog by Justine Clay was just the right thing at the right time: Are you really willing to stand.Nathan Bransford Shared .
Screenwriting Lessons from the Writers of SearchingJoin our Discord server and tell me what your favorite film is: we're learning about Searching from its writers, Sev Ohanian and Aneesh Chaganty.Behind the Curtain Shared .
My Sister, The Serial Killer: Oyinkan Braithwaite at Noirwich 2020How far would you go for family? We dig deep into the dark psychology of deadly siblings Korede and Ayoola in Oyinkan Braithwaite's blackly comic thriller My Sister, the Serial Killer; a 'literary sensation' which was awarded the British Book Awards Crime Novel of the Year 2020, and was shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 and...National Centre for Writing Shared .
Attica Locke on power, property and prejudice: Noirwich 2020We are delighted to welcome award-winning US author and screenwriter Attica Locke for the annual Noirwich Lecture, in which she will explore the ways that crime writing can challenge the distribution of power and authority at a structural and individual level.National Centre for Writing Shared .
Jill Dawson and Trevor Wood in Conversation at Noirwich 2020Part of the Noirwich 2020 Crime Writing 50 years of UEA's Creative Writing programme and the outstanding alumni, faculty and fellows who have gone on to shape the literary landscape of the UK and beyond.National Centre for Writing Shared .
Olivier Norek talks The Lost and the Damned at Noirwich 2020Join us for a fascinating glimpse into one of Paris' toughest suburbs courtesy of award-winning French novelist and writer on the hit series Spiral, Olivier Norek.National Centre for Writing Shared .
Premeditated: Launch of the UEA Creative Writing MA Crime Fiction Anthology at Noirwich 2020Tune in for short readings from future stars of the genre at the live online launch of Premeditated, a gripping anthology of crime fiction from this year's UEA Creative Writing MA.National Centre for Writing Shared .
You're Not The Fucked Up OneThis is how I feel: I feel like I'm the fucked up one. I feel like I've gone cuckoo bananapants, because I look out into the world and I see people who think the pandemic isn't real; I see them not wearing masks anymore; I see people who somehow think Trump is doing a good.Chuck Wendig: Terribleminds Shared .
How to Write A PrologueThink of your favorite TV series — specifically an episode that began with a heart-pumping scene that led to a cliffhanger.Authority Self-Publishing Shared .
Kindle Unlimited Friday Free September 2020 eBooksKindle Unlimited Fridays lists books available for free to #KindleUnlimited members. @KindleUnlimited #amreading #ebooks.Indies Unlimited Shared .
Powered by HopeAre we going to die, Mama? â I overheard this conversation as I walked behind a young woman and her preteen daughter.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Why Storytellers Are So PowerfulIn today's marketplace, storytellers are some of the most powerful people on the planet. And how finding the "Why" of your author brand helps you stand out from the crowd.Writers In The Storm Shared .
How I Turn an Idea into a StoryMy stories always begin with a kernel of an idea. Something Iâm intrigued by or curious about.Go Teen Writers Shared .
Dealing with burnout and boredomThe Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today's question? How can you deal with burnout and boredom when writing?Publication Coach Shared .
This Week in the Blogs, September 10-16, 2020Summer, where I live, is definitely winding down. There is chill in the air and the leaves are just on the verge of changing color and falling to the ground.The Book Designer Shared .
Ep. 200: Edward Giordano Helps Rachael Celebrate 200 Episodes!Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish?How Do You Write Shared .
Writer Websites: 5 Essentials to Attract Ideal Freelance ClientsEver wonder what writer websites need to stand out, generate inbound leads, and help you get more freelance writing clients?Make A Living Writing Shared .
SPS-244: Self Publishing in South AfricaMulti-genre bestselling indie author Dani René on her career and the state of self-publishing in the country where she resides - South Africa.The Self Publishing Show Shared .
What Is Subtext and How Do I Create It?In this post, we look at the meaning of subtext and give you tips for creating it in your writing.Writers Write Shared .
A Writing Workshop In Support of Black Lives MatterSign up for this writer workshop benefit to support the Black Lives Matter movement.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Espionage thriller writer talks about putting the reader in your characters shoes, finding free time to write, and wartime secrets.Mara Timon's new novel is 'City of Spies', it's set in Lisbon during World War Two.Writer's Routine Shared .
EBook Deals September 17-2299cent and #FreeKindlebooks deals today on Thrifty Thursday! Post 'em or download 'em. Enjoy 'em!Indies Unlimited Shared .
Emotions are more powerful when they're "earned"If you'd like to nominate your own page or query for a public critique, kindly post them here in our discussion forums: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog Also, if youâd like to test your editing chops, keep your eye on this area or this area!Nathan Bransford Shared .
Eddy Boudel Tan: Five Things I Learned Writing After EliasWhen the airplane piloted by Elias Santos crashes one week before their wedding day, Coen Caraway loses the man he loves and the illusion of happiness he has worked so hard to create.Chuck Wendig: Terribleminds Shared .
What Is Content Marketing: A Guide for Freelance WritersThis guide explains everything you need to know, including tips for building a content marketing career as a writer.The Write Life Shared .
15 Character Archetypes To Consider For Your BookAs a writer, you want your characters to resonate with your readers. They should be larger than life but still believable.Authority Self-Publishing Shared .
Flog a Pro: Would You Pay to Turn the First Page of this Bestseller?Trained by reading hundreds of submissions, editors and agents often make their read/not-read decision on the first page.Writer Unboxed Shared .
The figurative language of Farhad Manjoo&.I like to share interesting pieces of figurative language I encounter in my reading. I write today about several similes from American journalist Farhad Manjoo&.Publication Coach Shared .
How a Character's Job Can Awaken Unmet NeedsIn fiction and film, often who a protagonist is at the start of the story and who they are at the end are different.Writers Helping Writers Shared .
At home with Amie Kaufman and Meagan SpoonerAmie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner are New York Times bestselling author duo. They have now published three YA series together, and in this interview Amie and Meagan discuss how they write together , how they ensure so many gripping pay-offs for their devoted readers, and even how they achieved the impossible - combining fantasy and science fiction...The Garret: Writers on Writing Shared .
Can You Be a Full-Time Writer on a Chromebook?BlogWriting AppsHow to Make a Living as a Full-Time Writer Using a Chromebook.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
How to Write Like Maggie O'FarrellHow a bestselling author wrote an award winning novel.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
The Best Facebook Groups for WritersBlogBlogging and Content Writing17 Facebook Groups For Writers You Should Join.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Reading Short Scripts! Tyler Mowery Live Stream #004Join the Practical Screenwriting Course: you want your short script read on stream, submit a PDF of your script and logline if you have questions about storytelling, I will do my best to communicate with the chat.Tyler Mowery Shared .
10 Best Tips For Writing Fight ScenesFtc: sometimes I use affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission per sale.Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
How to Run A Successful Book Pre-Order CampaignAny North American edition of The Stars We Steal purchased via a bookstore or online book retailer by 11:59PM PT on February 3rd, 2020 qualifies for the pre-order campaign.Alexa Donne Shared .
How to Build and Manage a Book Launch TeamToday I'm going to share some strategies that I used with the launch of my novel and offer some ideas for what you can do with your book launch.The Write Practice Shared .
Which "Cattle Drive" Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?All Indies Unlimited staff members, including the admins, are volunteers who work for free. If you enjoy what you read here - all for free - please share with your friends, like us on Facebook and Twitter, and if you don't know how to thank us for all this great, free content - feel free to make a donation!Indies Unlimited Shared .
Road, Neighborhood, Sky: A Three-Layered Approach to Writing a NovelDuring the launch events for Queen of the Owls, I was often asked: âWhatâs your writing process like?Writer Unboxed Shared .
Using Timelines, Human Connections, and Strategic Trade-offsThis week we have a great show for you, we're talking a lot about timelines.The Sell More Books Show Shared .
Hanging in There&I had a bit of a crazy week, which included getting a teaching job offer , which meant I needed to rearrange to create a more visual home office , so I will be posting Friday instead of today.Go Teen Writers Shared .
What does the word punctilious mean?Increase your vocabulary and you'll make your writing much more precise. That's why I provide a word of the week.Publication Coach Shared .
Why Your Writing Really MattersWhen we publish a book, we want it to be read. But what else do we want?Writers In The Storm Shared .
B2W FAQsQuestions on Writing Craft How do I write a good character? This is a real ‘how long is a piece of string' question, since everyone has VERY different ideas on what ‘makes' a good character!Bang 2 Write Shared .
SSP130 How To Write Anything with SeanOut of everyone in the story studio, Sean is probably the most versatile author who can dexterously turn his hand from one genre and form to another quickly and with ease.The Story Studio Shared .
Finding Comparable BooksWhen youre trying to interest an agent or publisher in your book, youre often asked to provide comps — other books that could be compared to yours, or books that might compete with yours.Rachelle Gardner Shared .
ProofreadingSo you've finished rewriting your book and it's time to get more help. In this post, we look at proofreading.Writers Write Shared .
How to Strengthen Your Story IdeaHow to build on your story idea to create the plot, characters, and setting to start writing your novel.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
The Benefits of Self-PublishingFour reasons to make your self-publishing dream come true today with Chandler Bolt of Self-Publishing School.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
5 Steps to a Successful Author CareerI say that a lot over at Self Publishing Formula, but it's true. For centuries, the only way to get published was to go through industry gatekeepers.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Puzzle Your Mystery Reader with Evidence, Clues and Red HerringsWant to write a mystery that keeps readers guessing? Follow the advice in this guide.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Episode 2: Keyword Mastery for Nonfiction and Fiction AuthorsLearn about kindle keywords and how they can help you get your book discovered by Amazon shoppers.Book Marketing Show Shared .
Managing your CastBut that would mean rearranging the plot quite a bit.Â Another, more subtle way to get around this problem is to make all of the characters in this earlier part of the story as memorable as the boss the client will later need.Â If he is just one more sharply drawn character among many, then he will stand out less â readers will assume the...Writer Unboxed Shared .
How to improve your writing — and your lifeA simple strategy like time-blocking can make a huge difference to your writing productivity — and to your ongoing happiness...Publication Coach Shared .
Awesome Writing Tips From 6 Famous Writers ~ WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWriting is about what works best for you, not a rigid set of rules. See what some of the great writers have to say about their process.Writers Helping Writers Shared .
Freelance Marketing: 18 COVID-Era Tips to Find Great ClientsWhat's freelance marketing look like in a COVID-19-induced recession? Check out these tips from 18 pro freelance writers to book more work.Make A Living Writing Shared .
The Savior's Sister Virtual Book TourFtc: sometimes I use affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission per sale.Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
How to Create Compelling Fictional Cultures in Your NovelDon't write just another fantasy story. Here's how to craft interesting, diverse fictional cultures, no matter your story.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
WRITER 348: Meet Richard Fidler, broadcaster and author of 'The Golden Maze: A Biography of Prague'.Congratulations to AWC alumnae Felicity McVay and Brooke Grahams for publishing their debut picture books.So You Want To Be A Writer Shared .
How to Write a Transformation StoryBecome a better creative writer with The Write Practice. Find the best writing lessons, get timed writing prompts and exercises, and then publish your writing in our community to get feedback.The Write Practice Shared .
Writing Exercises: 10 Fun Tense WorkoutsUse these writing exercises on tense to practice complex tenses such as future perfect or using subjunctive mood.Now Novel Shared .
Zen and the art of fishing in Animal CrossingI finally broke down and got a Nintendo Switch last month, thinking Id play the Zelda game.Nathan Bransford Shared .
Cold Emailing For Freelance Writing?…do These 2 Things First! *FREE, LIVE CLASS I'M TEACHING SEPT DOMAIN FOR YOUR WRITING PORTFOLIO: domain link is a Bluehost affiliate link meaning I receive a commission if you purchase using my link.Jorden Makelle Shared .
Indie Editor talks Pros of the Indie Path and Publishing in the PandemicToday's guest is Shayne Leighton, Editor in Chief of Parliament House Press, an indie publisher specializing in SciFi and Fantasy.Writer, Writer, Pants On Fire Shared .
Writing Chapter Books for Young ReadersA few years ago, I wrote posts for Writer Unboxed about writing middle-grade fiction, Â as well as young adult fiction, and picture book texts.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Congratulations 100-for-100 finishers!We are super proud of everyone who signed up for this year's 100-for-100 writing challenge.Go Teen Writers Shared .
For 3 Days Only, Get $2,000 of Freelance Writing Trainings for Just $99The 12 freelance writing resources available through The Writer's Bundle normally retail for $2,000+. But through this deal, you can get your hands on ALL of them for $99.The Write Life Shared .
What are your misguided ideas about writers?I scan the world to find websites, books and articles to help other writers. Today I discuss a blog post focussing on misguided ideas about writers...Publication Coach Shared .
Ep. 520: The Crucial Link Between Your Story's Inciting Event and Climactic MomentHelping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose.Helping Writers Become Authors Shared .
A Great Story Is Music to the EyesWell-written books are music to the eyes. Eldred Bird writes a credible music analogy, showing the instruments that build the foundation every story needs.Writers In The Storm Shared .
Grammar and Our Changing SocietyI'm pleased to welcome Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva, back to The Book Designer. You may remember Arlene from her previous guest post, Copyediting: It Doesnât End With Your Manuscript.The Book Designer Shared .
Lizzy Loomis Wins Flash Fiction Challenge Popular VoteLizzy Loomis is the Readers' Choice in this week's Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature here today.Indies Unlimited Shared .
Publishing Wide For The Win With Erin WrightDo you want to make your books available to readers in every format, in every online store and library, in every country?The Creative Penn Shared .
Writers, This Is The Very Least You Can DoLots of writers obsess on the little things, when in reality it's the least they need they need to worry about.Bang 2 Write Shared .
The Essential Copywriting Crash CourseWhat is copywriting? We've created the essential copywriting crash course for you. We also give you 10 tips to be a better copywriter.Writers Write Shared .
Author Advantage Live: The Virtual ExperienceThis three-day virtual conference brings together bestselling authors and experts in the self-publishing field. But Author Advantage Live isn't just another online course or webinar—it's a three-day interactive experience where you'll actually engage in sessions and craft plans to help you take action immediately.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Test Out Your Logline In Our Live Loglines WorkshopLive loglines workshop with Story Development Consultant, Jeff Lyons. Submit your loglines for personalized feedback.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
The Free Writing Tool to Amp Up Your ProductivityHow you can increase your productivity and creativity through meditation practice.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Grammar Rules the Best Writers BreakHelp your editor out by familiarizing yourself with these grammar rules.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Novlr Walkthrough With CEO, Kim MontgomeryLooking for new writing software? Find out if Novlr is the one for you in this webinar.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Book Pacing, "clean" Vs. Racy Ya And More Q&aJoin me and friends for a trad pub talk chit-chat + some live writing sprints!Alexa Donne Shared .
EP017: Archive RerunIn this week's episode from the BXP Archives... The second part of our interview with bestselling Indie author Shannon Mayer who recently hit #2 in the main Amazon.com charts outselling Stephen King and other greats.The Bestseller Experiment Shared .
15.37: Writing Under DeadlinesYour Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard What's it like to write under a deadline which has been set for your project by someone else?Writing Excuses Shared .
Situation Versus PlotBy David Brown and Michelle Barker Have you ever had what you thought was a great idea for a novel, sat down and wrote madly for fifteen pages, and then it just...Anne R. Allen's Blog Shared .
4 Great Novel-Writing Apps That Are Totally FreeDo you need a dedicated writing app but don't want to fork over the money?The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Cattle DriveCan you write a story in 250 words? #flashfiction #amwriting #contest #writingprompt.Indies Unlimited Shared .
Grab $2,000 Worth of Writing Resources for Just $99Get $2,000 worth of freelance writing resources for just $99 with The Write Life Writer's Bundle.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
How to Teach Narrative Writing in High SchoolWhat should you include? How can you get the best out of your class? We unpick key strategies you can use to teach narrative writing well.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Free Workshop! Tuesday 9-15-20Hey writers, I'm offering a free 1-hour online workshop in advance of the next session of my Pen to Published course at Author School.Rachelle Gardner Shared .
6 Misconceptions I Had About Writing CraftHow Writing Short Stories Made Me a Better Writer: The Writing Community Doesn't Understand About Writing Craft: and Concrete Language: Book I've Ever Written - My Writing Journey: in Fiction: Ultimate Guide to POV: petitions, donations, and resources : / Resource Guide: in the World : SHORT FICTION "I Will Never Tell You This" in The Puritan: "...Shaelin Writes Shared .
How Francis Ford Coppola Wrote The GodfatherDiscuss filmmaking with me on the new discord server: we're diving into the Godfather's Notebook, which is what Francis Ford Coppola created when preparing to adapt The Godfather for the big screen.Behind the Curtain Shared .
Fiction Faves of the Espionage ProsWhich American television shows and movies come closest to accurately portraying spies and the CIA?Writers In The Storm Shared .
Assembling a TeamSide characters are a staple in stories of every kind, but some side characters are asked to be a little more involved in the protagonistâs journey.Go Teen Writers Shared .
Should research diaries be assessed?The Write Question is a weekly video podcast all about writing. Today's question?Publication Coach Shared .
This Week in the Blogs, September 3-9, 2020Be sure to check them your best blog posts to our blog carnival, Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies, by midnig.The Book Designer Shared .
Ep. 199: Becca Syme on Maximizing Your Strengths as a WriterR.L. Syme is a USA Today best-selling author of small-town romance and cozy mystery. She writes small-town romance as Becca Boyd and cozy culinary mysteries as R.L. Syme.How Do You Write Shared .
Love, Hope, and the Dystopian DarkThe initial panic resulted from a sudden awareness that all the most dire warnings regarding the upcoming election are virtually certain to come true.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Writing Rules: 7 Laws of Freelancing Every Writer Must LearnBlog post at Make a Living Writing : If you had a playbook for the most important writing rules and freelance laws to follow, what could you accomplish?Make A Living Writing Shared .
SPS-243: Fight Like a Girl: Crafting Believable Fight ScenesAuthor Aiki Flinthart explains how to give your fight scenes an authentic punch.The Self Publishing Show Shared .
Novlr Writing App ReviewCheck out this review of Novlr, one of the best new writing apps out there.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Increase Customer Satisfaction With ProWritingAidProWritingAid helps customer service reps to provide fast and convenient customer support. It's a great tool for customer retention.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Calum McSwiggan, author of 'Eat, Gay, Love'This week we're chatting to YouTuber, radio presenter, film maker and now writer, Calum McSwiggan.Writer's Routine Shared .
25 Simple Query Bios that WORKED!Heather Kaczynski Agent Kristin Nelson Dare Mighty Lewis Agent Holly Root Bad Witch R. Sloan Agent: Kelly Van Sant THe Unraveling of Cassidy Lloyd Jones The Bone Houses and Gonzales Only Mostly Devastated and Perfect on Theriault Agent Suzie Townsend Rebel Kingman Agent Rachel Brooks Down with this Bakewell Agent Jordan Hamessley We Are the.Alexa Donne Shared .
EBook Deals September 10-1699cent and #FreeKindlebooks deals today on Thrifty Thursday! Post 'em or download 'em. Enjoy 'em!Indies Unlimited Shared .
A Quiz Actually Helpful to WritersTake this quiz by Dr. Katherine Ramsland to assess observational intelligence, which is the ability to observe one's surroundings, including the people in it, and to understand what the details show.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Critiques 4 UHow are you all doing? Things are so crazy in our world; its easy to get so caught up in whats happening around us that we lose our center.Writers Helping Writers Shared .
The figurative language of Ling Ma&I like to share interesting pieces of figurative language I encounter in my reading. I write today about a series of similes from author Ling Ma&.Publication Coach Shared .
Lessons Learned From 9 Years As An Author EntrepreneurNine years ago, in Sept 2011, I left my day job to become a full-time author-entrepreneur.The Creative Penn Shared .
At home with Omar SakrOmar is the author of These Wild Houses, a collection of poetry shortlisted for the Judith Wright Calanthe Award and the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, as well as The Lost Arabs, which was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards, the John Bray Poetry Award and the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.The Garret: Writers on Writing Shared .
How Senior Executives Can Use ProWritingAid to Write BetterWant your words to engage and captivate? Use ProWritingAid to write better memos, emails, and other business materials.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
10 Best Hero Tropes In FictionFtc: sometimes I use affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission per sale.Writing with Jenna Moreci Shared .
What is a NovellaGet the low down on how to write a novella, with insider tips from a professional editor on length, character development, conflict and more.Reedsy Shared .
How to Write a Brilliant Twist EndingAn amazing twist ending surprises the reader and leaves them satisfied with the story. But a great twist involves more than revealing new information.The Write Practice Shared .
Tangled Threads or Perfect Weave: Writing a Many-Stranded StoryMy first novel had a single first person narrator throughout. It was the ideal choice, since the book was loosely based on a fairy tale in which the central character is mute for much of the story.Writer Unboxed Shared .
Which "Wall" Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?All Indies Unlimited staff members, including the admins, are volunteers who work for free. If you enjoy what you read here - all for free - please share with your friends, like us on Facebook and Twitter, and if you don't know how to thank us for all this great, free content - feel free to make a donation!Indies Unlimited Shared .
Best Laptops for Writers in 2020: The Write Life's Top PicksIn the market for a new computer? Looking at reliability, battery life, keyboards and portability, we've rounded up the best laptops for writers.The Write Life Shared .
Good vs. Great, the Virtual Landscape, and Lessons from LockdownThis week Claire has an AMA coming up on September 10th where she will be answering all story questions and questions about her course so don't miss out on it!The Sell More Books Show Shared .
Writing Fiction vs. Writing for SchoolMy first year working in a public school brought to light many differences in how authors write fiction compared to how students write for school assignments.Go Teen Writers Shared .
Top 20 Screenplay Contest Tips From ScriptapoloozaIf you are planning on entering screenplay competitions this autumn, make sure you check out these tips from Scriptapolooza.Bang 2 Write Shared .
What does the word maieutics mean?Increase your vocabulary and you'll make your writing much more precise. That's why I provide a word of the week.Publication Coach Shared .
7 Top Headshot Mistakes Authors MakeIn today's visual world, authors can no longer afford to ignore their author photos. Avoid these seven mistakes to make sure you put your best image forward.Writers In The Storm Shared .
SSP129 Pantsing Complex Plots with JohnnyJohnny B Truant writes complex stories. Stories with plots that tend to branch out and get more complex by the chapter and book throughout a series.The Story Studio Shared .
6 Differences Between A Novel and A MemoirAre you wondering if you should write a memoir or a novel? In this post, we look at six differences between a novel and a memoir.Writers Write Shared .
A Beginner's Guide to SEO Writing: How to Get Started, Step-by-StepKnowing how to write content that ranks on Google is a great skill for freelance writers.The Write Life Shared .
ProWritingAid for Students: How to Edit Your EssaysAlways getting the same feedback from your instructors?The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Help Your Students Love Writing With ProWritingAidFind out how a writing app can empower your students to love writing in this free webinar.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
Find out how good the ProWritingAid Grammar tool is at checking your content.There's nothing worse than sending out an email and seeing an embarrassing typo. With ProWritingAid's Grammar Checker, you never have to worry.The Pro Writing Aid Blog Shared .
The #1 Way to Get FREELANCE WRITING JOBS in 2020!FREE, LIVE CLASS I'M TEACHING SEPT DOMAIN FOR YOUR WRITING PORTFOLIO: domain link is a Bluehost affiliate link meaning I receive a commission if you purchase using my link.Jorden Makelle Shared .
Where's Wendig?Hey, hi, I'm back - finally got a new computer, summer is ending, and so begins the season of renewed work.Chuck Wendig: Terribleminds Shared .
Limitless Is A Bonkers FranchiseGet a full month of MUBI FOR FREE: the channel: the first of two videos, I take a look at the 2011 film Limitless, neoliberalism, and nootropics.Just Write Shared .
Noirwich Crime Writing Festival 2020The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is back and this year it's online! Tune in to our events for free and spend the weekend with amazing crime writers including Attica Locke, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Olivier Norek, Sophie Hannah and many more.National Centre for Writing Shared .
101 Hobbies For Your Book CharactersWhen was the last time you were reading a novel and learned about a hobby you shared with one of your favorite characters?Authority Self-Publishing Shared .