Monthly Archives: December 2017

How Some Writing Advice Can Actually Hurt You

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Chloe-Anne Ross What Should I Write About? Whenever I’m listening to another writer’s Q&A on writing, this question seems to pop-up every now and again. I never understood why it would…

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Free Manuscript Critique Comes to AWP Writers Club

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
Hi all! To let everyone know, free partial manuscript critique is now a benefit of A Writer’s Path Writers Club. Here is the page for the free services, accessed only by active members:…

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Plotting a Novel is Like Playing a Game of Rummy

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Andrea Lundgren I’ve been thinking a lot about plotting lately (as my works-in-progress have been at that stage), and it occurred to me that it’s kind of like a game, played…

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On The Necessity of Flawed Characters

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Mary Kate Pagano I’ve gotten super into podcasts in this past year (file under #latetotheparty). Why? I think I thought they were all nonfictional musings on things. I didn’t realize there were…

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The Art of the Book Trailer

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by ARHuelsenbeck Do book trailers sell books? Six years ago, a friend posted this video on Facebook: Of course, I was familiar with movie trailers, but I’d never heard of a book…

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Backstory: The Most Important Sub-Plot You’ll Never Write

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Matt Frick I suffer from one of the more visible ailments of the Florida tourist. While this particular malady can afflict anyone, regardless of age, race, or sex, a recent non-scientific study…

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AWP Writers Club Has Moved! (Also 25% Off)

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? Hi all! A Writer’s Path Writers Club has moved! The previous platform I’ve been using has made some changes that I didn’t perceive to be positive to the atmosphere of the club,…

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Merry Christmas to you All

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Pens Thank you to all those who have taken part in the many activities over the past 12 months, you have all made … Continue reading

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Poetry event for the New Year

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The 10 Emotional Stages of Editing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Samantha Fenton A long time ago, I started revising and editing my manuscript. And today… I am still revising and editing my manuscript. Rest assured, there have been many emotions involved.…

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