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How I Outlined My NaNo Novel

Hey everyone!! We are getting really close to November (yikes!!!) and I think I got my NaNoWriMo novel kind of planned out (maybe??) so I thought I'd share my outlining process with you guys. First thing's first, what is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It is an event, occurring annually every November,… Continue reading How I Outlined My NaNo Novel

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Writers’ Corner // Interview with Josi S. Kilpack

Hello everyone! I am so excited to present this interview with Josi S. Kilpack on today's Writers' Corner! Josi S. Kilpack is the author of the cozy mystery series, A Culinary Mystery, which includes The Candy Cane Caper that was published on October 1st this year. 1) Are you a plotter, pantser, or somewhere in… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // Interview with Josi S. Kilpack

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My Editing Process Part 2 (+ more templates!)

Hey everyone! It's time to talk about editing again! Editing is a big, complicated process so that's why I dedicated two posts to this topic. Last time, we talked about recruiting beta-readers and compiling feedback. In today's post, we will talk about how to incorporate beta-reader feedback into our edits. Disclaimer: This is not the… Continue reading My Editing Process Part 2 (+ more templates!)

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5 Things I Learned about Writing Short Stories by J.W. Martin

Hello everyone! Welcome to another post on Writers' Corner. Today, I am excited to introduce our guest star J. W. Martin who will be telling us all about the art of writing short stories! Joe is one of the first writer/book-bloggers that I've met. I think we've known each other for something like two years?… Continue reading 5 Things I Learned about Writing Short Stories by J.W. Martin

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My Editing Process Part 1 (template included!)

Hello everyone! Editing seems like a daunting task, to take an entire novel that is 80 to 100K words and (somehow) make it better. Editing also seems endless: when do you ever stop?! There seems to always be ways to make improvements on a manuscript. A few years back when I was editing an old… Continue reading My Editing Process Part 1 (template included!)

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Writers’ Corner // Interview with Shaina Krevat

Hello everyone! Today on Writers' Corner, we will hear from Shaina Krevat, who is the author of the Tales of Mundane Magic series! Shaina will be telling us about how her career as a software engineer at YouTube influences her writing, as well as her experience with self-publication. 1) What are some of your favourite… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // Interview with Shaina Krevat