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If only authors could sprinkle magic fairy dust over their manuscripts to guarantee a tightly spun plot that draws the reader in and captivates […]
Books want to be born: I never make them. They come to me and insist on being written, and on being such and […]
Whoever knocks persistently, ends by entering. :Ali (A.D. 600?-661), Maxims of Ali Tips to Finding a Literary Agent Finding an agent is only one […]
The Differences between Marketing and Promotion & Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone (This was first released in the RWA PROspects Newsletter as part […]
WriterSpark Academy is a place to find everything you need to ignite your WriterSpark. Read on to learn more about the site and […]
Welcome to the Writer Spark Writing Academy blog! If you’re here, chances are you have the dream of writing and possibly publishing a […]
Welcome to WriterSpark! I’m Melissa Bourbon, founder of WriterSpark and WriterSpark Academy, an online learning platform for writers. I’m a teacher, content creator, […]
WriterSpark Academy offers a variety of online course, which can be done at your own pace. In addition, there is support content, mini […]