Monthly Archives: October 2012

8 Strange Rituals of Very Productive Writers | Copyblogger

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Some very successful writers have had some pretty strange rituals to set them up for success …Do you have your own?

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Popularity, Visibility & KDP Select

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For most writers, anonymity is the biggest hurdle they face. The open nature of digital distribution can be a double-edged sword; there are 1.1 million titles in the Kindle Store after all. While t…

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Ray Bradbury’s Writing Tips

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A wealth of writing tips in this post: “I came on the old and best ways of writing through ignorance and experiment and was startled when truths leaped out of brushes like quail before gunshot.” —Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art…

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Nano writing tips: plotting the hero journey

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What do Star Wars, The Hobbit and The Wizard of Oz have in common? Two words – ‘hero journey’. Structure is everything for a story – it will make or break it. And when it co…

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AuthorCulture: Writing Life: Turn Your Dreams into Reality

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D-R-E-A-M Turn Your Writing Dreams into Reality!

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A Fiction Writing Rubric Can Help You Evaluate Your Novel

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A fiction writing rubric may help you decide if you’ve really finished your novel, or if you need to go back to revising.

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How to Write Great Fiction, Beginning with The Basics

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If you start with the basics of how to write, and add in the tricks to writing fiction, you’ll soon learn how to write a novel!

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All Things Writing: Getting the joke – long-running gags

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This was a great post on using humor to boost your readership. We live in such a serious world, that it makes sense to provide a little chuckle now and again to bring the sunshine in. Try it, and see if your readers don’t agree.
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Online And In The Open: Transparent Novel Writing : NPR

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Silvia Hartmann is writing a novel in Google Docs so that readers can see her story appear line by line, edit by edit. Host Scott Simon talks with writer Silvia Hartmann about her progress.

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The Cat is Speaking: Attention to Detail and the Art of Listening

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Listening – A lost art. How many new ideas would we come up with for our Kindle books if we were truly present and listened to others with our whole being?
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