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  • Conflict Thesaurus Entry: Failing at Something
    by BECCA PUGLISI on July 4, 2020 at 9:58 am

    HAPPY JULY 4TH TO MY AMERICAN FRIENDS! And now back to our regularly scheduled Conflict Thesaurus entry… Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every … Continue reading → […]

  • Am I Too Young to Write? 6 Tips for Young Writers
    by Sarah Gribble on July 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    “I’m a teenager. Am I too young to write a book?” I get this question a lot. The answer is no, you’re not too young to write. The fact is most writers wish they had started younger. If you can string sentences together, you can write. The post Am I Too […]

  • Am I Too Young to Write? 6 Tips for Young Writers
    by Sarah Gribble on July 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    “I’m a teenager. Am I too young to write a book?” I get this question a lot. The answer is no, you’re not too young to write. The fact is most writers wish they had started younger. If you can string sentences together, you can write. The post Am I Too […]

  • Taking Care of Your Creative Life in the Midst of a Pandemic
    by Jeff Goins on July 2, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    These days, I seem to be going through a personal renaissance, re-thinking who I am, what I do, and my contribution to the world. I keep running into other writers, artists, and creative professionals who seem to be struggling with the same thing: What does nurturing your […]

  • Aaron Sorkin MasterClass Review: Will This Help You Master Screenwriting?
    by Brendan Hufford on July 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    I’m always looking for new opportunities to improve my writing. As an author and businessman, learning and improving the tools that keep me in business are a high priority on my daily list of to-dos. After all, if you’re not growing, you’re stagnating. And no […]

  • Aaron Sorkin MasterClass Review: Will This Help You Master Screenwriting?
    by Brendan Hufford on July 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    I’m always looking for new opportunities to improve my writing. As an author and businessman, learning and improving the tools that keep me in business are a high priority on my daily list of to-dos. After all, if you’re not growing, you’re stagnating. And no […]

  • The Character-Building Detail Writers Shouldn’t Overlook
    by BECCA PUGLISI on July 2, 2020 at 9:34 am

    The farther I get into this writing and coaching career, the more I find myself talking about details and how important it is to get them right. Whether we’re figuring out which backstory information to include or are writing characterization, … Continue reading […]

  • Writing, Publishing And Book Marketing Facebook Live QA June 2020 With Joanna Penn
    by Joanna Penn on July 1, 2020 at 6:10 am

    In this Facebook Live recording, I answer questions about writing, self-publishing, book marketing, author mindset, and more. You can watch the video below or here on YouTube. In this video, you can access the various questions with the timestamps below, or read the transcript […]

  • Recession-Proof Your Freelance Writing: How to Earn During COVID-19 and Other Tumultuous Times
    by Carol Tice on June 30, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    You can recession-proof your freelance writing career and continue to earn -- if you know what steps to take. The post Recession-Proof Your Freelance Writing: How to Earn During COVID-19 and Other Tumultuous Times appeared first on The Write Life.

  • Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
    by Guest Poster on June 30, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    As authors, we’re often seen as experts in certain areas. If we branch out into speaking engagements, editing, or coaching, this perception increases exponentially. And despite our credentials, experience and knowledge, it’s easy for us to doubt ourselves. Imposter […]

  • Building A Creative Business For The Long Term With Natalie Sisson
    by Joanna Penn on June 29, 2020 at 6:12 am

    Writing is a life-long practice, and for many of us, a long-term career. But how can you continue to thrive in a creative business while still changing over time? In this interview, I talk to entrepreneur Natalie Sisson about how she pivoted her brand after a change in lifestyle […]

  • Unforced Errors—5 Ways Writers Stand Between Themselves And Success.
    by Anne R. Allen on June 28, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    by Ruth Harris A term used in scoring tennis, “unforced errors” are not caused by the actions of the player’s opponent, but they’re the responsibility of the player him/herself. S/he is caught wrong-footed, out of balance, unable to return the serve, […]