Daily Archives: October 16, 2012

Twitter fiction: 21 authors try their hand at 140-character novels

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Try to write a novel in 140 characters! It really makes you pare it down! Penelope

 

We challenged well-known writers – from Ian Rankin and Helen Fielding to Jeffrey Archer and Jilly Cooper – to come up with a story of up to 140 characters.
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Writer Unboxed » 10 Tips for Writing Impactful Dialogue

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10 Tips for Writing Better Dialogue: I’m sure we could all use a refresher on this one! To quote or not to quote….Watching a good movie or television show is usually a great place to get a “feel” for writing dialogue. Examples of fast-paced, intelligent dialogue that will get people turning the pages: The Newsroom, Gilmore Girls, The Wire.

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The Masquerade Crew: Writing Tip: The Risk of Being a Good Student — guest post by @AnthonyOtten

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Writing Tip: The Risk of Being a Good Student — guest post by @AnthonyOtten http://t.co/7lfdlKTd via @MasqCrew…

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How to Create More Powerful Content Marketing Stories

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These days, we hear a lot about the fact that content marketers need to be storytellers. Here are tips on how to create powerful content marketing stories.

Here’s the link to the back story video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFlbGwAW7rw&feature=relmfu 

Your stories are more than entertainment — they are your authentic voice. You share them to build loyalty, trust, engage with customers, and grow your business.

The author’s tips are solid — but nothing really new. So go watch the video again for a refresher example on effective brand storytelling and the other video as a back-story example!

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APNewsBreak: Johnny Depp starting publishing imprint, releasing Bob Dylan – Washington Post

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San Francisco ChronicleAPNewsBreak: Johnny Depp starting publishing imprint, releasing Bob Dylan Washington Post NEW YORK — How cool is this: Johnny Depp is going to help run a publishing imprint. Maybe your next work of art could be published by Captain Jack Sparrow!
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NaNoWriMo Link Fest Special | Write Fiction Right

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National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenges us to write a 50K word novel in 30 days.It is doable as thousands of challenge winners from past years show us. Dust off all those stories sitting on your hard drive! No excuses now! Visit http://www.NaNoWriMo.org for more info.

 

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