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Judy L Mohr
Writer and Freelance Editor, and just plain crazy
Writer and Freelance Editor, and just plain crazy
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What have I done? (Cover reveal for Hidden Traps by @JudyLMohr) #writerslife #amediting

It has been a long time in the works, but finally it’s happening. Check out the new cover for “Hidden Traps: A Writer’s Guide to Protecting Your Online Platform” by Judy L Mohr, to be released August 1st, 2017.

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Tip of the Day: It's okay to write off-screen scenes. #amwriting #amediting

It’s okay to write off-screen scenes, even if you know they won’t be included in the final version of your manuscript. Sometimes a writer needs to write a scene just to get it out of their heads, or to work out some detail that might be vital for another…

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Tip of the Day: Shift your goal away from word counts #amwriting #amediting #CampNaNoWriMo

Events such as CampNaNo and NaNoWriMo focus so heavily on word counts, but to some that word count target is daunting and out of reach. These events, while rewarding high word counts, are actually about developing a habit for writing — a little more…

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Drum roll... Cover revealed... Hidden Traps by @JudyLMohr #socialmedia #platform #writer

It has been a long time coming. Hours upon hours of hard work, and there is still more to come. But finally… I am pleased to announce my upcoming book, to be released August 1st, 2017.   [siteorigin_widget…

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Tip of Day: Add Zombie Bunnies... It means more than just that. #amwriting #CampNaNo #NaNoWriMo

There is a saying, “If you get stuck, just add zombies.” (But this is CampNaNoWriMo, so we’re going to say, “Time to add zombie bunnies.”) While some writers will take this literally, it means much more than that. If you are starting to feel that your…

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There is NO such thing as an aspiring #writer. If you write, then you're a writer. #amwriting

In a post last year, I spoke about the term aspiring writer and how it’s a term that I dislike. Back then, I had this wonderful circular argument about how if you write, then you are a writer — no aspiring about it. Regardless, I still see an insane…

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Tip of the Day: Hang a lantern on the unexpected detail. #amwriting #amediting

If you incorporate into your story a detail that one would not expect, then hang a lantern on it by having your characters/narrative comment about how it’s not expected. For example, your spy character might carry a Sig Sauer pistol with a safety. Well,…

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Tip of the Day: Can't see the scene? Make notes and move on. #amwriting #CampNaNoWriMo

When writing a first draft, don’t feel obligated to write every single scene out in full. Sometimes our imaginations just don’t see the little details — fight scenes, in particular, can be the most complicated to write because you might not be sure whose…

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Tip of Day: Keep a spreadsheet of modern words not in the dictionary. #amwriting #amediting

With the introduction of smartphones, touchscreens and other technologies, not all the modern words have made it into the dictionaries yet. To complicate matters, there are many different ways of writing some modern words, e.g. touch screens,…

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When Did Touch Become Non-tactile? #iPhone, #touchscreen & random thoughts. #technology

It weird how an experience with an iPhone and an alarm can make one think. When exactly did touch become non-tactile?
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