Category: Resources for Writers

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5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s Path

by Michael Cristiano One of the biggest challenges I have as a writer has very little to with writing and very much to do with time and motivation. After spending eight hours at a 9-to-5, writing often gets left out of the weekday equation, especially when other commitments like personal upkeep, maintaining relationships, […] via 5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s … Read More 5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s Path

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How to Gain That Last 1% in Your Writing — From A Writer’s Path

by Ryan Lanz It’s been said that the difference between a good novel and a great novel is only 1%. When I first read that, it used to drive me nuts. What is that 1%? If you asked 100 people, you would probably get 100 different answers. What I’m talking about here […] via How to Gain That Last 1% in Your Writing — A … Read More How to Gain That Last 1% in Your Writing — From A Writer’s Path

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Why Book Blurbs are Crucial to the Success of your Novel — by Kobo Writing Life

Photographed by John Michael Thomson By Amy Evans In the publishing world, descriptions found on the back of a book or on an online page are often referred to as ‘blurbs.’ Reviews and testimonials are often also included in book descriptions, and are also referred to as blurbs within the industry. For the purposes of… Continue reading via     Why Book Blurbs are Crucial … Read More Why Book Blurbs are Crucial to the Success of your Novel — by Kobo Writing Life

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Writing Diversity: Can You Force it? — D.N. Bryn

Thought provoking. What do you all think? Writing diversity isn’t “forced.” What’s forced in writing is continuously cherry pick the situations in which many groups have been deliberately forced out by the one group who prides themselves as being ‘the norm.’ Let me explain: While the world is very diverse, there are situations and areas where someone could justify not including diversity (such as … Read More Writing Diversity: Can You Force it? — D.N. Bryn

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When Do You Use A Comma Before Or After But? — By Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

I found this very useful. Thought I would share. Is there a comma before but? The correct answers are yes there is and no there isn’t. But you need to decide. It is easy to make the correct decision. It will depend on the structure of your complete sentences. Luckily, the comma rule to help you decide is super easy to learn, use and… via  … Read More When Do You Use A Comma Before Or After But? — By Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors