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"Focus on your end goal and the reasonable steps you can take to attain it, and don’t worry about fulfilling some romanticized ideal of a writer’s life."
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50 Articles on Writing to Help You in 2015
Here’s a cheat sheet linking to 50 great articles that can help you reach your writing goals in 2015. 
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3 Things Your Novel’s Narrator Needs to Accomplish
Here are three small but crucial moves that good narrators do.
http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/3-things-your-novels-narrator-needs-to-accomplish?et_mid=691738&rid=234737093 
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Writing the Memoir 102
Make real progress on your memoir or nonfiction book! You’ll work with an experienced, published author and your classmates to write and revise your manuscript. In this critique-focused workshop, there are no lectures, reading assignments or exercises. Instead, you will focus on writing tips and reminders throughout. You should be prepared to 7,000 words (approximately 28 manuscript pages) and a short synopsis of your book (500 to 750 words maximum) on the course start date.
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* Teen Summer Writing Workshop: Focus on the Personal Essay*
This workshop is for writers between the ages of 13 and 18 who want to work with a professional writer and dedicated peers in taking their writing abilities to the next level.
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How to Be a Writer That Literary Agents Want
All agents, admittedly or not, have a wish list—markers that help us determine which writers are primed for our representation. With hundreds of projects flooding our inboxes daily, writers who follow these simple guidelines can catch the eye of an agent and rise like a lotus blossom out of the slush pile. Here’s how to do it.
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"Awesome First Pages" -- new webinar by agent @kate_mckean- All attendees get a critique of first 500 words.
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Will Publishers Buy a 200,000-Word Novel?
You put all your effort in to writing a book and, when finished, it comes out a little longer than most writing guidebooks suggest. Can you still sell that lengthy novel? Here’s the answer.
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Help WD Choose Our Next Annotated Classic: Will it be Huck Finn? Sherlock Holmes? You Tell Us.
Right now, we need help picking the next classic to annotate. To formally vote, click here to go to our short survey (2 questions).
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