Category: Resources for Writers

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6 Requirements for Writing Better Character Goals — From Helping Writers Become Authors

Excellent Post! Love the examples which help to visualize the points being made. Quick. Tell me what your characters want. Maybe you have an immediate answer. Maybe your protagonist wants to save the world, survive, or live happily ever after. While those are all legit goals that have powered hundreds of good stories, what I’m talking about is what your characters want. I’m talking … Read More 6 Requirements for Writing Better Character Goals — From Helping Writers Become Authors

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Book Marketing: How To Get Your Book Into Libraries — From The Creative Penn

I thoroughly enjoyed this post, and found it very useful. What do you think? Will you attempt to get your books into libraries? It’s possible for indie authors to go beyond thinking of selling our books just at online retailers. Libraries are another potential channel for book sales and another stream of income! Eric Simmons shares how he’s gotten his books into some of … Read More Book Marketing: How To Get Your Book Into Libraries — From The Creative Penn

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Know Your Strengths as a Writer — From: A Writer’s Path

by John Briggs Want to use your writing strengths to reach your readers? My two greatest strengths as a writer are: I can make you think and I can make you laugh. Sometimes I can do both at the same time. Oh, I’ve been known to make readers cry, or get uncomfortable, or […] via  Know Your Strengths as a Writer — A Writer’s Path … Read More Know Your Strengths as a Writer — From: A Writer’s Path

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Writing Tips For Over-Writers: How To Reduce Your Word Count — From The Creative Penn

If only this was my problem. Writers are natural storytellers. We love to create worlds and characters for readers to get lost in. However, we sometimes make the mistake of including too much! So, what problem areas should writers look for when trimming down their manuscript? In this article, author and YouTuber Tara East gives us some tips. A thin first… via        Writing … Read More Writing Tips For Over-Writers: How To Reduce Your Word Count — From The Creative Penn

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Author Mindset: How To Love Self-Editing — by The Creative Penn

Self-editing can be painstaking and difficult for authors, but it’s a critical part of the writing process. It helps us improve our craft, while also providing a cleaner manuscript for a developmental or copy editor, which saves us money. Here are tips on using ProWriting Aid to make the most of your self-editing time. For… via Author Mindset: How To Love Self-Editing — The Creative … Read More Author Mindset: How To Love Self-Editing — by The Creative Penn