Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lisa Wells – July Speaker

“Writing Strong Dialogue”  July 23 1:00 p.m. Heritage Cafeteria, Corner of Battlefield & Fremont Springfield, MO Lisa Wells always knew there would come a time in her life when she’d pursue her dream career as a romance author. This is … Continue reading

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How To Improve Your Writing Skills

Whether you’re a blogger, student, or aspiring author, learning to improve your writing is a skill that can be used for years to come. With a little practice, research, and creative choice, you’ll be on the right track. Dana Fox … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Logline

What is a logline? It’s a summarization of your story in three sentences.  Can you do it?  A few months ago, one of SWG’s speakers spoke about creating your logline…the backbone of facts from which you can then create the body of … Continue reading

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Publish Your Own Anthology

Writing short stories will give you fresh insights and help hone your writing skills. It will also help to tighten those words and thoughts into a publishable collection. You can create an anthology of your own, or others’short stories! Pick … Continue reading

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How to Develop Your Best Novel Writing Ideas

Have you hit a roadblock writing your first novel… if so, read this. It will help you to understand why.❤ Which of your novel writing ideas are worth your time? Here are some tips for developing your best story ideas. … Continue reading

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When Your Characters Take Charge…

Let’s say you’re working on a scene in your story. It’s supposed to be a turning point. You know what’s at stake. You know which characters will be involved. You know what you want to have happen. You know how … Continue reading

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Red Flags of Writing Contests

  First timer While every contest has to start somewhere, still keep your eyes open with an inaugural launch. Even with the best of intentions, they may not have ironed out the wrinkles of managing such events. No humans Generic … Continue reading

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