4 Visual Tricks for Writers Who Want To Rock NaNoWriMo

Are you entering National Novel Writing Month in November? If you answered yes, the odds are 50/50 you’re doing some planning this month. If not hardcore plotting, at least making notes and brainstorming your story. I’ve done NaNoWriMo and Camp NaNo many times and I’ve won my fair share. For me, planning is the best …
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The Influence of Books on YAs

Have you heard of The Unslut Project? It began with Emily Linden sharing her middle school diaries online in a Tumblr page. It’s now a memoir and a documentary. Unslut is the all-too-common story of a preteen girl who was slut shamed and bullied. Lindin shared her story to reassure other girls suffering from sexual …
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The 12 Days of Writers’ Christmas

This is a little something I whipped up for all our writer friends to sing around the tree. Happy Holidays!   The 12 Days of Writers’ Christmas On the first day of Christmas, My true muse sent to me An idea with a wicked plot twist. On the second day of Christmas, My true muse …
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Deja Vu Blogfest: “Compassion”

We’re taking part in the Deja Vu Blogfest this weekend. This hop is the brainchild of DL Hammons, who also runs Blog Blitz. The rules of this hop are simple, pick a post from the last 12 months and reblog it.   This post was originally run in February 2015 as part of 1000 Voices …
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Chipping Away at Writer’s Block

I spend a lot of time around writers, and we all share one commonality, we occasionally get stuck. However, why we run face first into the brick wall of writer’s block often differs. I believe there are three main types of writer’s block, they are: Courage Collapse, Story Cave In and Content Vacuum. And I …
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Watch Writers Talk Writing

September is always a busy month for me, and this year is no exception. Today I’m doing a super fast and fun YouTube post. I got the idea from a guest post I did last week for Comparative Geeks. For those of you that don’t know, YouTube is positively bursting with great stuff for writers. …
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Compassion: The Writer’s Gift

Today Write On Sisters is taking part in 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion, a movement intended to flood the internet with 1000 blog posts on this important topic. You can learn more about the movement on the founder’s website:  http://yvonnespence.com/. And onTwitter at the hashtag #1000speak.   Compassion. How can we expect a single word to sum …
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