Tips to show you how to write your best cover letter and get a piece accepted! So you have written… Read more How to Write a Cover Letter
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Free Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: Homophones
This Wednesday’s Writer’s Workshop is all about Homophones Ah, homophones. Funny word for a confusing topic. Homophones are a strange… Read more Free Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: Homophones
Requested Manuscript: Now What?
You’ve queried agent after agent, hoping to find the perfect fit. Finally, you land that first miracle: a requested manuscript!… Read more Requested Manuscript: Now What?
The Waiting is the Hardest Part (Part 2)
I’ve come to a realization recently about writing and being a writer. Whether working as a freelancer, or publishing novels,… Read more The Waiting is the Hardest Part (Part 2)
Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?
Most writers–supposedly–fall into one of two categories of writing style. Either they are a plotter or a pantser. But what… Read more Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?
How to Write a Nonfiction Article for Children
If you want to break into writing for children, nonfiction is where it’s at. Nonfiction is in high demand for… Read more How to Write a Nonfiction Article for Children
How to Write a Synopsis
You wrote a novel. You revised and revised and revised. You’ve spent hours and days and maybe years working on… Read more How to Write a Synopsis
5 Mistakes You Make when Researching for Your Writing
Research is a key ingredient in writing. Even if you’re writing contemporary fiction, there will be things you need to… Read more 5 Mistakes You Make when Researching for Your Writing
Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: The Five Paragraph Essay
I have taught the basic five paragraph essay for years. It always surprises me when students get so worried and… Read more Writer’s Workshop Wednesday: The Five Paragraph Essay
Writing in 2021
The dumpster fire that was 2020 is over and as we enter 2021, most of us a hoping for a… Read more Writing in 2021