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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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3 Ways to Outline Your NaNo Novel by Sean Fesko

Hello everyone! We are continuing with the Preptober theme on Writers' Corner! Today our guest writer is Sean Fesko who will give us tips and hints on how to outline your NaNoWriMo novel. Sean writes short stories, novels, and even non-fiction. His latest short story, Let's Be Legends, was published in February 2019. With National… Continue reading 3 Ways to Outline Your NaNo Novel by Sean Fesko

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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 // Guest Post: The Four Rules of Writing

By Sanjiv Lingard Last night, on the 28th Street subway, I saw two women deep in conversation. My mind raced. Were they old friends, rivals, or maybe estranged lovers? If you're like me, a story can spin out of an everyday observation. The secret is being able to get those stories out of your mind… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // Guest Post: The Four Rules of Writing

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The 15-Beat Method for Writers: My Thoughts!

Hey everyone! I've been talking about the 15-Beat method for outlining a novel for a while, and it seemed like some of you were curious about it... so here we go! A few points that I want to hit before we start: The 15-Beat Method, also known as "Blake Snyder's Beat Sheet" is a fairly… Continue reading The 15-Beat Method for Writers: My Thoughts!