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#WritingWednesday – Inspired By A True Story: A Dead Daughter’s Plea To Her Mama

I had another, lighter topic in mind for this weeks Writing Wednesday, but I had this story build up in me that I had to share with you. This story is inspired by true events. It may be a work of fiction for you or I, but it is a reality for so many families… Continue reading #WritingWednesday – Inspired By A True Story: A Dead Daughter’s Plea To Her Mama

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#WritingWednesday: Naming Your Book – Tips For Creating A Terrific Title

Naming your book is just as important as the content itself, because it is one of the main factors that determine whether your reader would like to purchase your book or not. Naming your book is your opportunity to brainstorm and come up with a clever title for your book. This can be a difficult… Continue reading #WritingWednesday: Naming Your Book – Tips For Creating A Terrific Title

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Writing Wednesday – How To Come Up With An Idea For Your Book

Everyone has an idea for a book in them, you may think you can’t write, or you aren’t accomplished enough or that you simply have nothing to write about. Others may feel like you really want to write a book, but you don’t know how. Finding an idea on what to write is the first… Continue reading Writing Wednesday – How To Come Up With An Idea For Your Book

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Zero-In – 31 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again

I’m guilty of falling out of love with myself and my writing. I know I’m my harshest critic and the slightest issue can have me feeling a bit unhinged. I just take it that these personality traits are what makes me a creative. I know I feel upset and angry when I’m not creating. It’s… Continue reading Zero-In – 31 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again

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X-Factor – What Makes A Writer Great?

The best thing about being a writer is the ability to express yourself through an idea and take that idea and transform it into words, sentences and paragraphs. I’m passionate about writing and reading, this is one thing that followed me through the multiple awkward stages of my life, where I failed to belong or… Continue reading X-Factor – What Makes A Writer Great?

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43 Words Every Writer Should know

There are loads of writing and publishing terms that are said to writers daily. You may have come across it in a blog post or article and thought “hmm, I’m not sure what that word means,” but don’t fret! I’ve compiled a list of common phrases and definitions, so let’s get started: Alliteration – Repeating… Continue reading 43 Words Every Writer Should know

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Viewpoint – What It Is And How To Write It

The viewpoint is the point-of-view that the story is told in. Some people find this easy and others find it quite difficult to get right. There are four most commonly used viewpoints: omniscient, first person, third person limited and multiple. Omniscient This is when a narrator is used to tell the story. An author can… Continue reading Viewpoint – What It Is And How To Write It

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Unlikeable Characters – How To Make Them Likeable

An unappealing, terrible, nasty, heartless repulsive character may be exactly what you story needs. Your readers could also be surprised to fall in love with this character, flaws and all, in the end. There are certain personality traits people hate in characters, which include: Arrogance: That’s when a character feels more important than or feels… Continue reading Unlikeable Characters – How To Make Them Likeable