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Attention writers: Submit the first three chapters of your book in the 2015 Strongest Start Book Competition. The contest offers over $1500 in prizes, including a book publishing package and an Amazon review by an Amazon Hall of Fame reviewer. Read the rest of this entry »
“…I have become all things to all people…” 1 Corinthians 9:22
This brief line out of scripture is a great lesson in life and in writing. Read the rest of this entry »
“Start telling the stories that only you can tell, because there’ll always be better writers than you and there’ll always be smarter writers than you. There will always be people who are much better at doing this or doing that — but you are the only you”. ― Neil Gaiman
I picked up a book awhile ago and was enjoying the read until I turned the page, and there staring me in the face was this monster sized paragraph. It was too long with too much detail to digest at once. I was reading for pleasure, but just looking at it and knowing that I had to read it to continue the story left me feeling like a kid sitting down to homework. Read the rest of this entry »
Editor and Author, Renee Gray Wilburn has graciously hosted me on her blog A Way With Words Writing. If you need to breathe some life into your characters, read about character development, and while you’re there check out some of Renee’s excellent posts on writing and editing. Thank you Renee!