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Reference Books

No matter what you are writing good reference books are essential. They might be in a library that you have to travel to or on the internet, but at some point a writer will need to use a reference book.

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Timed Writing for Brainstorming

Timed writing is not just for exercise. It can help you brainstorm as well. The principle is the same whether you are free writing or brainstorming. You just set a timer and jot down ideas as they come to you.

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Blog Schedule

Blog schedules are a way to organize a blog site. I use one to tell me when I should be writing a blog. this helps me to ensure that I have a blog to post every week. it has a

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Writing Prompts

Today’s WordPress prompt is ‘locked’. Toasted Cheese has this one, “another naked selfie?” Sometimes writing prompts inspire me and sometimes they don’t. So I am looking at the rest of the month’s writing prompts for April. Hmm, here’s one, “There’s

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Seven Stages of Writing

The seven stages of writing are generating an idea, world building, character development, plotting, writing, revising, and publishing. That assumes that you plan to publish of course. These stages are actually processes. Before you can write anything, you have to

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Research Notes

No matter what kind of research you are doing, you need to make clear, concise notes. I research my novels. I also do research into my family history. They are two completely different forms of research, but their notes have

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Using Scrivener to Manage Blogs

I write my blogs in advance. I choose a topic and write about it. I have a system that works rather well. I use a program called Scrivener, which is available for a reasonable cost at Literature and Latte. They

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