Monthly Archives: December 2016

Playing Matchmaker: The Art of Writing a Good Couple

Originally posted on Poetry and prose from a creative mind:
by Andrea Lundgren I’ve been dealing with writing romance lately. Not the genre but the plot component, the seemingly inescapable phenomenon that crops up when writing fantasy, science-ficti… Source: Playing…

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Call for Submissions PAROUSIA Magazine Christmas Issue #4

Originally posted on Poetry and prose from a creative mind:
PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for Christmas Issue #4  to be published by December 2016. This issue welcomes narratives that are standard for Christian publications. Interested in Fic… Source:…

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Writing the Building Blocks of a Page-Turner

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Allison Maruska Books are made of chapters, and chapters are made of scenes. Those segments of the story are what hold the whole thing together. Write them well, and you have…

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Merry Christmas to all…

Wishing everyone the very best of all things for the season and the year to come. Here’s to another exciting year of creative writing! From all at Pens of Erdington Creative Writers Group

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How Do You Get Readers to Trust You?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jacqui Murray I went to my bi-weekly writer’s critique group last night. We get submittals ahead of time, gather our thoughts and comments, and then each of us gets 5 minutes…

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Writers: Judge Yourself by Your Own Standards

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? ? by Kate M. Colby ‘Comparisonitis’ is the most infectious disease in the writer community. Can you blame us? When John’s book has 100 five-star reviews and Jane has written six books…

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Write the Scenes You Don’t Think Belong in Your Book

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? by Meg Dowell Last week, I wrote a scene that both surprised and amazed me. NOT because I’m the best writer ever or because it’s the greatest piece of prose a human…

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Verve Poetry Festival

We’re thrilled to bring you four days of world-class poetry and spoken word talent with a literature line up you’ve never seen before on the 16th – 19th February 2017. Verve features established as well as up and coming poets, … Continue reading

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10 Things I’ve Learned From Self-Publishing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by J.U. Scribe It’s been three years since I self published my first book. It’s definitely been a learning experience marked by relative successes and failures. As I mark the 3rd anniversary since…

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How to Balance Your Job and Writing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Phoebe Quinn If you’re reading this, I’m guessing that being a full-time writer, a fully-fledged author, is one of your dream scenarios. Working for yourself and doing what you love –…

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