Oh no, another blog post about websites. I know. You can Google writing tips and get thousands of hits, and dozens of "Top X" lists. To hopefully save you some time, I am going to point you to a few websites that spoke to me as I clicked through these two collections: "100 Best Websites … Continue reading Websites for Writers
As you know, I have been collecting interesting links on the Blogs & Links page here at wwdoveStudio.com. As a service to my readers, I will also publish a periodic post (not sure how often, yet) with interesting or useful links. I hope you enjoy these new gems. Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel … Continue reading New Links for Writers
Many writers (I dare say ALL) will eventually want to publisher their work. Although self-publishing is popular, some will be looking for an agent to work on their behalf to make a deal with the big publishing houses. But just how does one go about the task of acquiring an agent? There is a lot … Continue reading So You Want a Literary Agent?
What is flash fiction? You've probably written short stories. High school was notorious for making students write several pages on different themes or topics, both fiction and non-fiction. But my guess is those were closer to 5,000 words. Too long for flash fiction. So what is flash fiction all about? For one, flash fiction is … Continue reading Flash Fiction
Today is the day. The day to turn in word counts and collect your “winner’s” prizes.
Not for me. This wasn’t my month for writing. Last year I made sure I wrote every night after work. But last November my job allowed me the flexibility to leave early. My son played a bit more Nintendo than I usually permit. This year I work until 6 pm, commute an hour, and my son was diagnosed with epilepsy in August which requires medication that has to be administered at 7:30 pm.
Sure, I still could have made time. The time I spent writing this post could have been better used throwing words down for my NaNo count. They would not have been very meaningful; I haven’t felt the inspiration.
On a good note, I received some feedback on the first draft of my fantasy novel. Now that would have been a good…
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