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Archive for July, 2016

Three Sites with an Abundance of Writing Tips

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Here are three sites with great resources of writing tips. They’ll keep you busy. Or scan the lists for some of the sites that are most helpful to you.

Writing Tips – The Best Writing Tips for Writers

Do you need tips to help you become a more productive writer? Do you need tips to help you write that next viral article? Below are some of the best writing tips on this blog.

  1. 10 Productivity Tips for Writers
  2. 9 Lessons I Learned in 8 Months of Writing for Income
  3. How to Write Great Content when You Don’t Feel Like It
  4. Two Ingredients of Awesome: Content and Metaphor
  5. How to Write Content that Gets Read

 

How to Write Your Memoir

“… 99.9 percent of people lead boring lives. But every single one of them is trying to make some sense out of his or her existence, to find some meaning in the world, and therein lies the value and opportunity of memoir. It’s therapeutic for the writer, and it eventually even helps his or her descendants understand themselves better.”

 

Tips From the Masters

You will find pearls of writing wisdom in these pithy lists by 21 masters of their craft, such as: Andrew Motion: 10 Techniques to Spark the Writing – Expert writing tips, Annie Proulx: 5 Techniques for Good Craftsmanship – Expert writing tips, or Billy Wilder: 10 Screenwriting Tips

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Business Musings: Discount Abuse (Contracts/Dealbreakers) — Kristine Kathryn Rusch

I am covered in contract dust—quite literally, dust—and growing sadder by the moment. A number of you have shared your contracts with the personal information excised, and I’ve been going through them. Some of these contracts which you folks received and did not sign (thankfully) are the worst of all. But wowza, are some of…

via Business Musings: Discount Abuse (Contracts/Dealbreakers) — Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Reblog: Geddit geddit? — suehealy

Jokes! Jokes are a great source of plot ideas. An established writer gave me this tip years ago and it has served me well. Jokes, you see, are plots in miniature. Stories sealed up and ready to go. You’ve got your beginning, middle, end, your conflict, your characters – flaws and all. All you’ve got […]

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