Category: Resources for Writers

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Four Ways to Plan Showing Vs. Telling in Your Novel — A Writer’s Path

by Andrea Lundgren As writers, we’ve been told over and over how it’s much better to show a reader something rather than tell them, and recently, I wrote about how one can use dance to show a character’s thoughts and how she changes. As a general rule, showing means giving the reader details: […] via Four Ways to Plan Showing Vs. Telling in Your Novel … Read More Four Ways to Plan Showing Vs. Telling in Your Novel — A Writer’s Path

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A Fast and Easy Fix to Annoying Featured Image!

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you update your blog post featured image in WordPress, but when you share it on social media, it still shows the old image… Annoying, isn’t it! Here are two super easy ways to fix this for Facebook and Twitter. Facebook: https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/og/object/ Insert your post URL. Hit ‘show existing scrape […] via WordPress tips – Featured image not updating #Blogging … Read More A Fast and Easy Fix to Annoying Featured Image!

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Writing Doesn’t Have To Be Lonely. How To Find A Community — The Creative Penn

“Writing, at its best, is a lonely life … For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day.” Ernest Hemingway Loneliness and isolation are common problems for writers, but being an author doesn’t have to be lonely. In this video… via Writing Doesn’t Have To Be Lonely. How … Read More Writing Doesn’t Have To Be Lonely. How To Find A Community — The Creative Penn

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From A Writer’s Path

by Richard Risemberg The job of a fiction writer is to lie. Still, if it were only to lie, you could dedicate yourself to advertising or politics instead and accept troubled sleep as the price for prosperity. But a fiction writer must lie to show truth, and that’s not as easy as it […] via To Lie for Truth’s Sake: The Novelist’s Conundrum — A … Read More From A Writer’s Path

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via Big Problems With Very Easy Solutions For New Authors — Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

If you are new to self-publishing, you might run into a few problems. Here are some easy fixes for you. When you do something for the first time, it doesn’t always work out exactly as you might have planned. Publishing your first book is a very exciting time, but errors and problems can and often… via Big Problems With Very Easy Solutions For New Authors … Read More via Big Problems With Very Easy Solutions For New Authors — Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors