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Random Pictures to Prompt Your Story
Don’t like the pictures? Just refresh the page! Picture prompts are great to get the creative juices flowing. They …
How to Use The Snowflake Method to Outline Your Novel
The snowflake method, created by author and writing instructor Randy Ingermanson, is a technique for crafting a novel from …
Analysis of Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal (ch 4)
Marisol stopped, closed her eyes, and took a deep but shaky breath. The thumping had started inside her skull, …
Let’s Discuss Middle Grade (part one)
As with all children's literature, voice is incredibly important. It must reflect the voice of the target audiences and …
Finding Your KidLit Voice
Writing in the appropriate voice is probably the hardest thing about writing children's lit. You don't just have to …
Analysis of Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal (ch 3)
He should have stayed in touch with Vico. Maybe he could have helped, made him talk to Padre Sebastian. …
Writing Characters with Purpose
I have a love/hate relationship with books that have large casts of characters. I love getting to know so …
Random Pictures to Prompt Your Story
Don’t like the pictures? Just refresh the page! Picture prompts are great to get the creative juices flowing. They …
Analysis of Five Midnights (ch 2)
She’d never come to Puerto Rico without her father, never walked to baggage claim without struggling to keep up …
NaNoWriMo Inspiration Day 10
If you aren't already, become a member of The Workshop Swap today and join us for our nightly write-ins …
Let’s Talk About Dialogue: Tags and Beats
As an editor, I see a lot of new writers attempt to break their dialogue up with beats. Beats …
Random Pictures to Prompt Your Story
Don’t like the pictures? Just refresh the page! Picture prompts are great to get the creative juices flowing. They …
How to Use The Flashlight Method to Write Your KidLit Novel
I find this method helps for creating a quick draft without feeling overwhelming or contributing to burn out. It …
Analysis of Five Midnights (ch 1)
Five friends cursed. Five deadly fates. Five nights of retribución. If Lupe Dávila and Javier Utierre can survive each …
The Writer’s Journey
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3fOyEB1WEV8DjkJM1zMsjn?si=QwXo99EIQtaao7hQB3tHxA&dl_branch=1 You finished your book, so how long until it's out on shelves? Says some ignorant family member at …
NaNoWriMo Inspiration Day 9
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Hiring A Professional Editor For Your KidLit Novel
Whether you hire an editor is up to you. You are correct that even after the editor does their …
NaNoWriMo Inspiration Day 8
If you aren't already, become a member of The Workshop Swap today and join us for our nightly write-ins …
Random Pictures to Prompt Your Story
Don’t like the pictures? Just refresh the page! Picture prompts are great to get the creative juices flowing. They …
NaNoWriMo Inspiration Day 7
If you aren't already, become a member of The Workshop Swap today and join us for our nightly write-ins …
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