Tag Archives: Writers Resources

One Word At A Time: NaNoWriMo Wants A Novel Out of YOU!

Get cracking. No excuses this time. Join the 151,657 other writers who have already signed up to try to write a 50,000-word novel in November, sponsored by NaNoWriMo. That’s National Novel Writing Month. I loved doing this last year and … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Get An Editor.

Today’s post is the first in a short series about self-publishing’s do’s and don’ts. But why is getting an editor also important for those who aren’t considering self-publishing? Because we can always use with an editor to edit what comes … Continue reading

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Novelist Gila Green: “10 Things I’ve Learned After Publishing King of the Class”

  Diana: Today I am happy to host Gila Green, author of the novel, King of the Class, published by Now or Never Publishing (www.nonpublishing.com) and is located in Vancouver. Tell us please, how and why you decided to write King … Continue reading

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If You Believe In Something, Then Go After It With All Your Heart.

SO this is it…the journey of 10,230 miles begins with a single step. The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle will motivate and inspire you to do something you’ve always dreamed of doing. The Mom is taking off on … Continue reading

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All We Can Do Is Go Around Telling The Truth

Literary biographer Virginia Spencer Carr died today. She’s author of one of my favorite biographies, The Lonely Hunter, about Carson McCullers, who was one of my favorite writers. Carr’s book about McCullers was so compassionate and empathetic that McCullers’ widowed … Continue reading

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Start From Somewhere. Somewhere is So Much Better Than Nowhere.

  My husband, Jonny, and I were running this morning along the Mediterranean Sea. We passed a woman huffing along, waddling slowly up the road. She was overweight and struggling. “At least she’s trying,” Jonny said. “You have to start … Continue reading

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Life is Not A Test: You will Not Be Graded. You Will Always Be Applauded. (If You At Least Try.)

“Good writing…explodes in the reader’s face,” Joy Williams said. “Whenever the writer writes, it’s always three or four or five o’clock in the morning in his head.” When we write, we have to stumble forward recklessly, passionately, and willy-nilly, using only … Continue reading

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Writing In Appreciation Of Our Own Lives

I’m happy to announce the winners of last week’s writing contest in which I asked you to set a timer and give yourself five minutes to write down everything you love about your life right at this moment, right now. … Continue reading

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