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The Cheater’s Guide to Winning NaNoWriMo

Do you dream of winning NaNoWriMo? November is just around the corner, and with it comes National Novel Writing Month: that time of the year when many people decide to write a novel, and many of them succeed. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Writing Strong, Flawed Characters: A Conversation

I was working on who-knows-what the other night when a chat window from a friend popped up on my laptop screen. He wondered if he could ask for some writing advice or if I only answered questions when I was … Continue reading

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Repost: 7 Ways Writing Community Can Go Wrong

A few months ago, I shared over on the MS Editors blog about some of the ways that writing community can go wrong. In the time I’ve spend on Twitter lately, I’ve seen writing community also going right: writers have … Continue reading

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Resource for Comma Rules (linked)

Just one more day until 2016’s National Punctuation Day arrives! I’ve been doing a three-day countdown with posts on semicolons and punctuating dialogue, so be sure to take a peek if either of those topics trip you up. Today, I … Continue reading

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Punctuating Dialogue: The Basics

Just two more days until National Punctuation Day! Yesterday, I started a countdown by posting rules for when you should and shouldn’t use semicolons. Today, I want to look at how you should punctuate dialogue. Do you put those punctuation … Continue reading

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