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  • How to Avoid Clichéd Emotional Responses In Your Writing
    by Anne R. Allen on May 19, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    Clichéd emotional responses like the single tear can bore your reader by Becca Puglisi The single tear trickling down the cheek. A kiss that leaves one’s knees weak. The grin that stretches from ear to ear. *Yawn* Oh, excuse me. I almost fell asleep there. Why […]

  • Occupation Thesaurus Entry: Paralegal
    by ANGELA ACKERMAN on May 18, 2019 at 9:47 am

    Jobs are as important for our characters as they are for real people. A character’s career might be their dream job or one they’ve chosen due to necessity. In your story, they might be trying to get that job or … Continue reading → The post Occupation […]

  • Book Marketing: How To Turn Your Book Into A Podcast
    by Creative Guest on May 17, 2019 at 6:10 am

    We are on the cusp of an explosion in audio content — but human narration takes investment and AI voices are improving all the time. If having your book narrated and turned into an audiobook is not within your current budget, why not try turning it into a podcast using […]

  • 7 Writing Lessons I Learned From The Write Practice
    by The Magic Violinist on May 16, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    It’s with a bittersweet tone that I write this post, because it will be the last one I write for The Write Practice for a long time as I get ready for my first year of college. I’ll call this a “soft goodbye” since this is technically my last post, but it […]

  • 7 Writing Lessons I Learned From The Write Practice
    by The Magic Violinist on May 16, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    It’s with a bittersweet tone that I write this post, because it will be the last one I write for The Write Practice for a long time as I get ready for my first year of college. I’ll call this a “soft goodbye” since this is technically my last post, but it […]

  • Saggy Middle? Use Conflict to Nip and Tuck It
    by Writing Coach on May 16, 2019 at 9:36 am

    When I get a new story idea, I fly into the start of it with as much gusto as a kid in a candy store. I’m filled with the buzz of ‘newness’ and the anticipation of where the story might … Continue reading → The post Saggy Middle? Use Conflict to Nip […]

  • Hit Send: Making the Case for Following Up as a Freelance Writer
    by Hailey Hudson on May 15, 2019 at 6:31 pm

    Stop second guessing the power of a follow up email and hit send with confidence. The post Hit Send: Making the Case for Following Up as a Freelance Writer appeared first on The Write Life. […]

  • How to Write to Market and Still Write What You Love
    by Jeff Elkins on May 15, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    When new writers ask, “How do I succeed as an author?” the advice they most often receive is, “Write to market.”Popularized by Chris Fox’s 2016 book, Write to Market: Deliver a Book that Sells, the strategy requires authors to pick a genre to write […]

  • How to Write to Market and Still Write What You Love
    by Jeff Elkins on May 15, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    When new writers ask, “How do I succeed as an author?” the advice they most often receive is, “Write to market.”Popularized by Chris Fox’s 2016 book, Write to Market: Deliver a Book that Sells, the strategy requires authors to pick a genre to write […]

  • New Edition Of Successful Self-Publishing: How To Self-Publish An Ebook, Print Book, And Audiobook
    by Joanna Penn on May 15, 2019 at 6:10 am

    Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print, and audiobook format? [New edition with green cover out now! Free on all ebook platforms and also available in paperback and Large Print editions] There are thousands of new books being published every day, but many […]

  • Giveaway: Win a Kindle Paperwhite and Our Best Writing Guides!
    by Joe Bunting on May 14, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    Stephen King famously said, "If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write." Here at The Write Practice, we love reading, and we want to give you a boost in your reading, too. That's why this week, we're giving away a Kindle Paperwhite! The […]

  • Giveaway: Win a Kindle Paperwhite and Our Best Writing Guides!
    by Joe Bunting on May 14, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    Stephen King famously said, "If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write." Here at The Write Practice, we love reading, and we want to give you a boost in your reading, too. That's why this week, we're giving away a Kindle Paperwhite! The […]