Category: writing

Quotes to Inspire Your Writing – Benjamin Franklin

About the quote I love the wisdom and wit of Benjamin Franklin. Wouldn’t we all love to have a do-over of at least some part of our lives? Franklin suggests correcting faults or varying plot in our stories …

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Quotes to Inspire your Writing – Nancy Thayer

About the Quote Nancy Thayer, the author of thirty-one books about the mysteries and romance of families and relationships, offers insightful advice with this quote. Revising should always an option in life and fiction.

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Quotes to Inspire Your Writing – Quincy Jones

About the graphic This is the path around Capulin Volcano National Monument, located between Raton, NM and Clayton, NM. The site is on a direct route between Texas and Colorado. We stopped to hike the rim on one …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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