Writers Tips #101: 17 Tips from Writing the Blockbuster Novel
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Writers Tips #101: 17 Tips from Writing the Blockbuster Novel

When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you’ve done something wrong? Sometimes–maybe even lots of times–there are simple fixes. These writer’s tips will come at you once a week, giving you plenty of time to go through your story and make … Continue reading

15 Tips for Young Adult Writers
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15 Tips for Young Adult Writers

I Read YA week is May 18-22. “YA” or “Young Adult” fiction is novels, stories, poetry, and various non-fiction written for adolescents, the group somewhere between ‘children’ and ‘adults’. It includes popular novels like Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and SE Hinton’s The Outsiders. HarperCollins made this great infographic that suggests 365 YA books for you … Continue reading

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Writers Tips #94: 9 Writing Tips From James Frey

When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you’ve done something wrong? Sometimes–maybe even lots of times–there are simple fixes. These writer’s tips will come at you once a week, giving you plenty of time to go through your story and make … Continue reading