Category Archives: Self-examination

November Winds Are Calling – Should I Publish My #NaNoWriMo Novels? ~ Christa Wojciechowski

Nano is done for another year but now comes the question, what do I do with my novel? Here are some thoughts on the publication of your newly minted masterwork.

Source: November Winds Are Calling – Should I Publish My #NaNoWriMo Novels? ~ Christa Wojciechowski

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6 Ways To Experiment In Short Stories

Writing short stories is a great way to build and flex your writing muscles. The short format also allows for experimentation in ways that longer forms do not.

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https://writerswrite.co.za/6-ways-experiment-short-stories/

JK Rowling’s 8 Rules of Writing

Everyone eventually comes up with their own personal writing rules and define your unique style. To help with that, we study others people’s rules. I think it helps to look at the rules of those writers who have been successful. Few have been more successful than J.K. Rowling. Here are her eight rules.

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http://thewritepractice.com/rowling-rules-of-writing/

The existential dilemma of whether or not to follow your characters wherever they might lead.

The old saying about the inmates running the asylum may be true in some instances where your characters have led you into places that make no sense and have nothing to do with the plot you sat down to write, but … they can also take you places you had not dared to go before and your writing ascends to a new level. Let the battle between plotters and pantsers continue. There is room for both in the wild and wacky world of writing.

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The existential dilemma of whether or not to follow your characters wherever they might lead.