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Online, a creative writer can find her tribe much more easily than is possible anywhere else. The following disability-focused literary publications are readily discoverable and of interest to all, but they’re especially important to writers with…
Online, a creative writer can find her tribe much more easily than is possible anywhere else. The following disability-focused literary publications are readily discoverable and of interest to all,…
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Blogger: Mary Keeley. You reach a milestone when your manuscript is finally “perfect,” and you are now ready to pitch it to agents. Then it dawns on you. “Whoa, I'm actually going to have to TALK to these people.” Yes you are, and if you haven't already developed the art of productive ...
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Carolyn Haley: "I edit a lot of genre novels, and many of them include funny fighting. Not the ha-ha kind of funny, but the eye-rolling, groaning kind of funny caused by absurd or impossible situations. I believe some authors create such scenes because they have lived secure, nonviolent lives, and gained their impressions of battle from media. Young writers, in particular, are prone to composing fight and chase scenes that come across like video games."
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I wonder if it works for them genre wise and audience wise. For example my son plays Assassins Creed, but also reads the books. Maybe it's the right way to write for the video-player reader??? Just a though.
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Daydreaming fosters creativity. Industriousness, on the other hand, is beneficial for commerce. Rarely is a creative writer equally productive in both modes. Everyone’s favorite writers’ conferences and how-to-get-published guides gently encourage and…
Daydreaming fosters creativity. Industriousness, on the other hand, is beneficial for commerce. Rarely is a creative writer equally productive in both modes. Everyone’s favorite writers’…
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When your small business is struggling, the thought of raising money feels like a life preserver. That possible infusion of cash is a beacon of hope, the thing you can work on tirelessly. It's the one thing that appears as...
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National Parks Arts Foundation:

"Please....Spread this around to U.S. Veterans groups ! Thanks to Big Bend Natural History Association and the NPS we have an Artist in Residence Program for Veterans AND one open to the general public. Each has a $$$ stipend, house, public engagement. Let's see what you can do for the National Parks Centennial year and U.S. Veterans who are artists.

"Please send this link to everyone you can: http://www.nationalparksartsfoundation.org/#!apply-big-bend-national-park/c17vy "
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What are the steps in editing and revision for your book? From alpha reading to Advance Reader Copies, learn how to produce a professional-quality novel.
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This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a fellow freelancer out, feel free to send your blog post to us here. It would be nice, wouldn’t it?
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Stephanie has excellent insights into the most effective techniques for the authors and illustrators of children's picture books. Now she's offering a workshop:
Find critique partners and workshop your writing online in private, invitation-based groups. Interact with your group and exchange feedback in a shared group space. Stay organized and on track for deadlines with project management features.
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From In the Inbox: A man named David Benjamin was unhappy an agent rejected him. He wrote a bitter blog post. I’m providing this because I want you to know that people like this exist. Agents frequ…
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As an independent literary agent in the southern United States, I represent a small group of exceptionally talented writers, both emerging and established. I work with publishers who want to acquire English-language rights in my clients' work and with co-agents around the world to license subsidiary rights.
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