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When you think of a scene, consider starting with a wide angle lens first. Capture the bigger setting. Once you’ve done that, you […]
Would you be surprised to learn that all writers suffer from doubts and fears and insecurities? It’s true. I’ve written and have had […]
Everybody lives somewhere. When we look back on our childhood home, it’s common to feel uninspired by it. After all, it was jut […]
Writing may be your passion. It is certainly mine. It can, however, take you on a roller coaster of emotions. It can bring […]
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 […]