Tag Archives: the writing life

On Writing Books and Getting Published By Kevin DeYoung

It’s one of the questions I get asked most frequently: “I want to write a book and get published. What advice do you have?” Sometimes the questioners are just looking for an in, as in, “Can you send this to … Continue reading

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10 Tricks, Tips, And Techniques To Beat Writer’s Block

Writer’s block can happen at any time, usually just as you’re about to sit down in front of the computer and type your masterpiece. It doesn’t matter if you have a five-page personal essay, 10-page short story, or your master’s … Continue reading

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Writing Advice from Madeleine L’Engle, Stephen King, and William Faulkner

  “I have advice for people who want to write. I don’t care whether they’re 5 or 500. There are three things that are important: First, if you want to write, you need to keep an honest, unpublishable journal that … Continue reading

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Get The Edge On Your Dreams By Peter Leavell

“Too unconcerned to love and too passionless to hate, too detached to be selfish and too lifeless to be unselfish, too indifferent to experience joy and too cold to express sorrow, they are neither dead nor alive; they merely exist.” … Continue reading

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James Scott Bell–The Best Writing Advice I Know

     

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Grammar For Beginners: All About Conjunctions Amanda Patterson

Over the next few months, I will be writing a Grammar For Beginners series. I am starting with parts of speech and I will be writing about conjunctions in this post. What are parts of speech? Language is made up … Continue reading

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Some Advice for Writers By Samuel James

Recently a few friends of mine have asked me about writing, and for some perspective and/or advice on how to get started doing it seriously. I’ve given the same advice enough times that I figured it might be helpful to … Continue reading

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