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by Ervin Anderson • 3 comments
Have you stolen from yourself recently? No? Give it a try.
Stealing isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes, stealing is fun and productive. In baseball, stealing is good; stealing home, awesome. Stealing from the rich and giving to the poor? Illegal but still co...
by Holly Jennings • 5 comments
A look at my summer reading list.
Summertime = reading on the porch, reading on the beach, listening to books on tape on long car rides (can’t read- get carsick), and reading at the park while I absentmindedly glance over to make sure...
by Justin C. Key • 6 comments
And if you can't write good dialogue, the story ends there!
Characters in books don't talk like we do. If you were to listen to a recording of yourself, you'd probably be surprised at not just the amount of 'ums' and 'uhs,' but also by the frequency in which y...
The temptation to write what's popular is hard to resist, but sticking with what's in your heart will get you further.
Do you really want to write a book about vampires, or do you want to write a book about vampires because everyone else is doing it? There are many things I’ve wanted to do because all the cool kids we...
by Holly Jennings • 6 comments
You're probably a very interesting person. Make sure it shows in your writer's bio.
When applying to any freelance writing job, you need to include a writer’s bio in your query letter or cover letter. For some reason, I find writing my writer’s bio a most daunting task, even now that...
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