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How to Harness the Power of the Literary Community for Mutual Benefit

  •   Jul 18, 2017   •  

Writing can be a solitary occupation. But it doesn’t have to be. By reaching out to t...     more »

Borrow to Build: Fantastic World-Building for the Real-World Lovers

  •   Jul 11, 2017   •  

Sometimes you can get lost creating fictional landscapes. There’s so much to account for. This gu...     more »

Short Story Tips: Writing the End

  •   Jul 4, 2017   •  

You’ve set everything up, you’ve gone through the character development, and...     more »

Short Story Tips: Writing the Middle

  •   Jun 27, 2017   •  

The middle of a story is often the most neglected part. We get so focused on an engaging start an...     more »

Short Story Tips: Writing the Beginning

  •   Jun 20, 2017   •  

Short stories are one of the most valuable tools in a writer’s arsenal. They provide a calling ca...     more »

Writing Stories with Five Characters or Fewer

  •   Jun 13, 2017   •  

Most stories feature many characters. Stephen King’s It (1986) is one example where...     more »

Voice Models: Dialogue Building for Serious Writers

  •   Jun 6, 2017   •  

How can you get organic dialogue that’s both unique and artistic, and not lose your mind in the p...     more »

Self-Publishing Tips, Part 3: Your Rights and Theirs

  •   May 30, 2017   •  

Rights matter in at least three major ways when you self-publish an e-book:     more »