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Monday’s Writing Tips – Let’s start writing!

  We’ve been busy, haven’t we? Over the last few weeks we’ve developed our characters, learned how to use our adjectives and adverbs, created our storyboards, set up our office, and even discussed the importance of prayer. So when do … Continue reading

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Tricks for Bloggers – SEOs????

SEO Tricks for Bloggers 1: What are SEO Keywords and How to Use Them By Karina Fabian In November, after my husband retired from the military and was looking for work while contemplating being a stay-home dad, I took a … Continue reading

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Books, and Toned Middles

Last month, I talked about beginnings and how important they are to drawing the reader in to your book. It seems appropriate to continue on to story middles today. Middles ought to be pretty simple. After all, it’s the stuff that happens … Continue reading

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Member Blog Round-Up

Dear Guild Members, I know you just got back from the Conference, and it slipped your mind to send in your blog link for August! Therefore, I’m taking editorial privilege and seeking you out! There have been a few mixed … Continue reading

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Dismantling Writer’s Block

Writer’s block. I don’t believe in it. Okay, I’ll hedge that a bit. All writers have moments when the words don’t come, or they have to be pried out of our brains like candy out of a three-year-old’s grasp. I … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Block

I’ve been mulling over Karina‘s excellent discussions about the lie of writer’s block and busting it when I realized that I have a secret weapon. Blogging. Admittedly, I’m a little crazy. (I blame the baby. You should, too.) Even so, … Continue reading

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Busting Writer’s Block

Last week, I talked about writer’s block being a lie that keeps writers from their dreams because it hides the real reason writers don’t produce: 1. Intimidation2. Sloth3. Perfectionism4. Guilt5. Rather talk about being a writer than write Regardless of … Continue reading

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The Lie of Writer’s Block

Has your plumber ever canceled an appointment because “the pipes aren’t talking to me?” Have you ever heard of an architect who wouldn’t finish designing a building because he’s not “feeling it”? Yet the most common reason writers give for … Continue reading

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