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  • The Key Components of a Compelling Character (According to Psychology)
    by Writing Coach on January 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

     We’re fascinated by our fellow humans. In fact, we have a profound desire to try and understand the thoughts and feelings bouncing around other people, the characters on TV…the hero introduced on your first page. From an evolutionary perspective, this … […]

  • The Secret to Creating Work That Lasts: Why The Great Gatsby Endured
    by jeff@goinswriter.com (Jeff Goins) on January 22, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Is your work timely or timeless? That is, is it something that is relevant to your current place in history, or does it transcend the limitations of its context? You may be thinking that the goal of every artist is to do work that lasts, but this is a myth. […]

  • Why You Need to Join a Writing Group (And How to Find One)
    by Blake Atwood on January 22, 2019 at 11:00 am

    If you want more inspiration, motivation and feedback for your writing (who doesn’t?!) look no further than a writing group. The post Why You Need to Join a Writing Group (And How to Find One) appeared first on The Write Life. […]

  • How to Use Psychology to Create Compelling Characters
    by Joslyn Chase on January 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    How do you create characters that resonate with readers, stirring their emotions and rousing their empathy? That's the goal we all share as writers, right? What if there were a way to combine psychology and writing to make your characters come alive on the page? To build […]

  • How to Use Psychology to Create Compelling Characters
    by Joslyn Chase on January 21, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    How do you create characters that resonate with readers, stirring their emotions and rousing their empathy? That's the goal we all share as writers, right? What if there were a way to combine psychology and writing to make your characters come alive on the page? To build […]

  • How To Be A Successful Company Of One With Paul Jarvis
    by Joanna Penn on January 21, 2019 at 6:10 am

    What if you could scale your revenue without growing your expenses? What if you could make a living with your writing but still remain alone in your writing room? I discuss these questions and more today with Paul Jarvis. In the intro, I talk about second-hand book sales [Dean […]

  • Announcing The Emotion Thesaurus Second Edition!
    by ANGELA ACKERMAN on January 21, 2019 at 5:01 am

    Keeping secrets are hard, especially keeping happy, year-long ones from the people we care about. So you can imagine how terrific it is to finally share with you that the mystery thesaurus Becca and I have been working on this … Continue reading → The post Announcing […]

  • Engaging Emotion: Emotions and Actions
    by Tamar Sloan on January 20, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Writers know emotion in writing is important, I have no doubt I’m preaching to the converted. Human emotion is one of the most powerful experiences […]

  • Guest Blogging is the Best FREE Publicity for Writers: 12 Tips for Landing Effective Guest Blog Spots.
    by Anne R. Allen on January 20, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    Guest Blogging: learn to target the right blogs and write a good query by Anne R. Allen Most author marketing gurus will tell you that guest blogging is one of the best ways to promote your book. Beth Hayden wrote on Jane Friedman’s blog about the many ways guest blogging […]

  • Occupation Thesaurus Entry: Radio DJ
    by BECCA PUGLISI on January 19, 2019 at 10:15 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 […]

  • How To Make Your Audiobook Work For You
    by Creative Guest on January 18, 2019 at 6:16 am

    Did you know that audiobooks are the fastest growing sector of the entire publishing industry for 5 years in a row? In today's article, Tina Dietz shares some useful tips for making the most of audiobooks. Statistics from Forbes show that digital audiobook revenue is […]

  • Start Your New Year Right With These 5 Tips for Creativity
    by The Magic Violinist on January 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    The New Year is upon us, and if you’re like me, you have all kinds of ideas about what you want to conquer in 2019. Now that you’ve had some time to mull over the goals you’ve set for yourself, it’s time to consider how you’re going to accomplish […]