Category: writing

From Lizards to Headlights and Taillights

Many years ago one of my grandsons lived next door. He was home-schooled and sometimes I helped with his homework. Writing was his least favorite subject. Fast forward to his first year in college and he loves his… Read More

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Answering Writerly Questions

Once people know you are a writer, they ask questions. Usually questions you’ve heard a thousand times before, and you’d think writers would have a quick answer ready. Instead, most of us appear at a loss for words…. Read More

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Words for Writers – Wordsworth

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My Lexicon Love

Words and I have a long-standing relationship. I spend an extraordinary amount of my time with words. I can’t seem to get enough of words. I can lose myself in dictionaries and thesauruses for hours on end. I… Read More

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The Weird Side of Famous Authors

Today’s blog guest is Jack Milgram, Custom-Writing.Org, sharing his latest infographic. Enjoy reading about the quirks and strange habits of famous authors. <><><><><><><><><><><><><> Visit Jack’s blog: custom-writing.org/blog Connect with Jack Twitter: @Jack__Milgram Facebook: Jack.Milgram

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Writing as Architect or Gardener

George R. R. Martin writes fantasy, horror, and science fiction. I write women’s fiction and romance. Our genres are different, but our process to a finished book is much the same. I also start with a seed. There’s… Read More

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11 Surprising Ways to Boost Creativity

Welcome returning guest blogger Jack Milgram. Jack blogs at Top-notch study tips for A+ students. Today he shares some ideas with us about how to boost your creativity. You can read his July blog for View from the… Read More

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Are you writing tight?

These days we live in a fast-paced world. People can be impatient, especially about reading long-winded posts, emails, and texts. I’ve noticed that even fiction books seem to be shorter. Our written communication should be clear and concise…. Read More

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Creativity Innate or Learned

Help me welcome guest blogger Jack Milgram. Jack is a blogger at Top-notch study tips for A+ students. Today he shares his ideas about creativity. Creativity Innate or Learned Creativity is a popular characteristic that you can spot… Read More

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21 Grammar Rules and Writing Mistakes

Grammarcheck.net recently posted this infographic of 21 frequently ignored (or unknown) grammar rules and writing mistakes that everyone who writes should know. How many do you know? How many do you ignore? I’m with them on all but… Read More

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