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A collection of writing tips curated by fellow writers! :) Please invite others! If you have a writing blog, feel free to post something from there! Message me if you would like to join! (If you comment on a pin I might not see it)

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Writing 50,000 words in one month for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a big undertaking, especially if you have a lot of other things going on in your life, so self-care is crucial. It can be easy to get overwhelmed but the right preparation, mindset, and self-care practices can help you avoid that and enjoy the process as much as possible. Here are self-care tips for writers to help you avoid overwhelm during NaNoWriMo. #writers #authors #writinganovel #writingabook…

How to Avoid Overwhelm During NaNoWriMo

Writing 50,000 words in one month for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a big undertaking, especially if you have a lot of other things going on in your life, so self-care is crucial. It can be easy to get overwhelmed but the right preparation, mindset, and self-care practices can help you avoid that and enjoy the process as much as possible. Here are self-care tips for writers to help you avoid overwhelm during NaNoWriMo. #writers #authors #writinganovel #writingabook…

Escape the Plot Forest mixes daily prompts, community support, and expert lectures. You'll finish the conference with specific, concrete goals for plotting your next draft. Novel Structure, Story Structure, Writing Resources, Writing Tips, David Wallace, Grammar Tips, I Am Shocked, Hero's Journey, I Win

Escape the Plot Forest: the Online Plotting Summit

Escape the Plot Forest mixes daily prompts, community support, and expert lectures. You'll finish the conference with specific, concrete goals for plotting your next draft.

How to Write a Genuine Romance Novel Tips, Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Writing Corner, Writing Skills, Romance Tips

How to Write a Genuine Romance

Writing romance is no easy task. Fortunately, by avoiding harmful romance tropes and following these six stages, you can write a true love story!

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MASTER LIST of Words to Describe Facial Expressions

This master list of facial expressions for writers is one of my all-time most popular posts, and with good reason. Writers need good facial expression descriptions in their writing to help the read…

DO NOT use these types of dialogue in your writing

DO NOT use these types of dialogue in your writing Too-Realistic Dialogue This is the type of dialogue that includes every “um,” “ah,” “like,” etc. that you hear from people in real life. Don’t...

3 ANNOYING types of description you need to cut from your writing

3 ANNOYING types of description you need to cut from your writing • Over-description. It seems like this should go without saying, but I actually see excessive description all the time. I’m not sure...

5 common pieces of writing advice that aren’t totally true

5 common pieces of writing advice that aren’t totally true Writing advice is everywhere. We hear it in grade school. We hear it in high school. Some of us hear it in college. It’s online. It’s in...

What it’s REALLY like to major (and master) in Creative Writing

What it’s REALLY like to major (and master) in Creative Writing First of all, let me say that this was my own personal experience with a four-year-long B.A. in Creative Writing and subsequent...

4 boring, cliché phrases to keep out of your writing

4 boring, cliché phrases to keep out of your writing When readers see a sentence that they’ve already read in many other books, the sentence starts to lose its significance. They may have thought...

One of the most important rules of writing: show, don’t tell

One of the most important rules of writing: show, don’t tell In my Writer’s Craft class in my senior year of high school, I had to write about a vacation I had taken. I know that sounds very...