Boosting your creativity is like planting a magic seed. The fruit of creativity is a new zest for life, a new awareness of the world around you, and boundless joy. Creativity is your ticket out of the state of boredom. Too often we rush through our days trying to complete our to-do-lists. We live Read More »
How to fulfill your dream of becoming a famous author. Are you struggling to write your novel? As writers, we all want to unlock the secret of writing a best-selling novel and becoming a famous author. To be honest this post only covers the basics. But we all know, we must start with the basics. Read More »
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Self-Editing Fiction Should be Fun I know you are probably wondering; how I can say self-editing is fun? Think about it, you are writing because you are creative. Self-editing fiction should be as creative as original writing. I don’t know how many times John and I have edited our books. We have spent more time Read More »
How Do You Become a Power Writer? I discovered a simple formula. I found this method by accident. But all the same it worked for me maybe it will work for you. To become a power writer, you will need to practice. Practicing this simple method not only improved my writing, it improved my editing Read More »
HI! Writing novels has been both an adventure and a challenge. Earnest Hemingway said “We are all apprentices in a craft, no one ever masters.” We are still learning how to write better. We do not believe we will ever learn all the techniques and nuances of creative writing. John I had a unique idea Read More »
Are you confused by Prepositions? Prepositions can be mystifying. This article will solve the mystery.
Every Writer Can Make Magic With Words Like a magician we must learn our craft. Creative writing is like dealing in magic. We create something from nothing with the flick of our wrist and nimble fingers. Our greatest achievement is to create moments that take our audience’s breath away.
Why Use Dialog? Writers have two ways to tell a story: Dialog and Narrative (prose). Narrative can quickly become boring. It’s astonishing how much better your story will sound in dialog. Strive to include some dialog on every page. Using alternate words for ask will spice up Read More »
Yes, there really are 50 words writers use all the time instead of said. Words that should never be used to replace said. This common mistake by new writers, need not be a mistake you make. Find out what these words are and why you should never use them. Writing effective, compelling dialog is Read More »