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Angela Ackerman
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Some excellent advice on the pacing of your story--don't miss this piece by +April Bradley! 
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Where do you find your writing lessons? Read more & grow as a writer. :) +Roz Morris
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We love having you! :)

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If you're looking to beef up your craft skills as we delve into 2017, don't miss these popular posts. :) 
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Thank you all for spending 2016 with us! We have a small gift for you. :) Season's Greetings, everyone! 
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Struggle With Symbolism? It's Easier to Use than You Might Think!
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WRITERS! If you've ever struggled with wondering how to even start revising and what to fix first, this post will REALLY help you.  :) +Jami Gold 
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Writing tools can be a big help. Here are a few you might not know about. ;)

http://www.copypress.com/blog/5-writing-tools-maximize-impact-content/
Some people might like to think that writing happens organically. It sure would be nice if we could just sit down in front of the blank page and get paid for whatever pours from our minds. Sadly, b…
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These posts r so helpful. Is this in your blog so I can print it out?
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Don't miss this terrific post by editor and bestselling author +C. S. Lakin. Extremely good advice for adding in romantic elements that enhance the genre's main focus & story plot, rather than taking over. 
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+Kristen Lamb shows how to start 2017 right. :) 
We are THANK GOD bringing a close to 2016. Though I’ve survived, I feel like I’ve dragged myself out of a Dumpster fire. Is it me or did 2016 actually last three years? But as Robert H.…
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Struggling to know exactly how and when to start your story? This will help! 
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It is a balance for sure. You want to give them enough that they don't feel "thrown in" but at the same time, the characters and current story line must carry its own weight, and be independent that it enthralls both old and new readers.
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You guys rock. When you support us by buying and recommending our books, you're really doing so much more...did you know that? Come check out our Charity of the Year! 
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A fun little giveaway before Christmas... #writing +September C. Fawkes 
This season is a special time of year: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Fantastic Beasts, Sherlock--er, I mean, New Years . . . blog birthdays. Yes, blog birthdays! Exactly four years ago, I started my blog.
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Bestselling Author, International Speaker, writing coach, co-founder of One Stop For Writers and Writers Helping Writers
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Bestselling author of The Emotion Thesaurus & others, co-creator of Writers Helping Writers ® & One Stop For Writers ®, Pay-it-Forward Fan
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Angela Ackerman is a writing coach, international speaker and co-author of several bestselling writing books, including The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression. She loves building communities, and her newest project, One Stop For Writers, is a powerhouse online library like no other, filled with description and brainstorming tools to help writers elevate their storytelling. You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook and at her website, Writers Helping Writers.

Stop by & check out our Descriptive Databases on:

Showing Character Emotion
Character Traits
Sensory Setting Detail (over 100 to choose from!)
Symbolism for Common Fiction Themes
Colors, Textures & Shapes
Weather & Phenomenon
Physical Attributes
Character Skills and Talents

 I enjoy connecting with people, especially teachers, writers and people who love the written word. :) If there's something I can do to help, I will. I often post writing stuff and things that hit my funny bone. Thanks for checking out my profile and have an awesome week!

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