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Timed Writing

Sometimes when I’m writing, the words just don’t want to come to me. I try to keep writing through those times. I use a variety of methods to get the words out. I often just set a timer and write

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Schedules

I use excel to create schedules for my writing project. I don’t schedule things down to the minute. I just schedule things to do each day. I use a schedule for writing this blog. I have a week to write,

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Organizing Your Writing With To-Do Lists

I use a to-do list software that can go across my devices. I have it on my computer and my phone. It’s called Wunderlist. I use it to make a list of things that I want to do each day.

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Preparing To Write

Preparing To Write Before you write a story, you need to do a few things. You need to have a clear idea of what your story is going to be about. You need an idea. You need to know who

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Description

  Description is an important part of fiction. You have created a world in your head, now you have to get it into your readers’ heads. You do that by description. Description is more than how something looks. You have

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Revision

Today, I am going to talk about revising our work. Ernest Hemingway said, “The first draft of anything is shit.” He was right. While writing a first draft, the only goal is to get the story out and written down

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Writer’s Block

We’ve all faced it. The blank page with no words at all. Nowhere. It’s writer’s block and it can be scary. It can also be overcome. Notice, I said it could be overcome. I did not say it could easily

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