Monthly Archives: November 2016

Free Contests for 2017

2017 Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest – $1000 for best   humor poem, $250 for 2nd, ten honorable mentions at $100 each. Any genre, no longer than 250 lines. Deadline: April 1.     NO FEE Prose.COM – $100 Challenge of the Week … Continue reading

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How Do Readers Decide to Read Your Book?

How do book readers decide to read your book? They don’t. You do. How do you get them to want to read your book? Through marketing. Whether you self-publish or go the traditional route, you must market your own book(s). … Continue reading

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Plotting: How to Know Which Scenes to Include

How do writers know which scenes to include and which ones to summarize? Jody Hedlund, best-selling author of over a dozen YA medieval novels, offers a few great tips on writing scenes.  She says: “Obviously we can’t write every scene … Continue reading

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Fill Your Well- Maintaining Your Writer Self

Is your writing well dry? Then do this…. Continue reading

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