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Write Great Fiction - Description & Setting
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For a story to be successful, it must come alive on the page.

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Writer's Market 2018

Writer's Market 2018


The most trusted guide to getting published! Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2018 guide you with thousands of publishing opportunities--including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings feature contact and submission information so you can get started right away. Beyond the listings,...   [click here for more]
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Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays: The Essential Guide to Getting Your Work Published

Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays: The Essential Guide to Getting Your Work Published


Write It Short, Sell It Now Short stories and personal essays have never been hotter--or more crucial for a successful writing career. Earning bylines in magazines and literary journals is a terrific way to get noticed and earn future opportunities in both short- and long-form writing. Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays capitalizes on the popularity of these genres...   [click here for more]
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Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel

Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel


Solve the MYSTERY of how to write and sell a KILLER story! With the help of interactive exercises, mystery author and crime fiction critic Hallie Ephron gives you the momentum you need to turn a kernel of an idea into an intriguing mystery novel. You'll learn to capitalize on your writing strengths and shore up your weaknesses. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of mystery...   [click here for more]
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Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition

Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition


The Complete Guide to Mystery, Suspense, and Crime A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Work Discover the secrets to crafting an unforgettable mystery! To piece together the puzzle of your mystery novel, you need patience, resilience, a solid understanding of the craft, and a clear blueprint for combining the plot, characters, setting, and more. And while...   [click here for more]
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Writing Blockbuster Plots

Writing Blockbuster Plots


A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Plot, Structure, and Scene Plotting a story filled with memorable, engaging scenes from beginning to end can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Having the right plan - and the tools to execute it - can make all the difference. Writing Blockbuster Plots pulls back the curtain on story structure with step-by-step strategies and visuals that turn plotting...   [click here for more]
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Writing Deep Scenes

Writing Deep Scenes


Plotting Your Story Through Action, Emotion, and Theme Take a Deep Dive into Plot and Scene and Improve Your Writing Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable,...   [click here for more]
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Writing New Adult Fiction

Writing New Adult Fiction


Join the New Adult Fiction revolution! From Sylvia Day's Bared to You to Jamie McGuire's Beautiful Disaster, new adult fiction has arrived--and it's hotter than ever. But there's more to this category than its 18-to-26-year-old characters: The success of your story depends on authentically depicting the transition of your young protagonists from teenhood to adulthood....   [click here for more]
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Writing the Breakout Novel

Writing the Breakout Novel


Take your fiction to the next level! Maybe you're a first-time novelist looking for practical guidance. Maybe you've already been published, but your latest effort is stuck in mid-list limbo. Whatever the case may be, author and literary agent Donald Maass can show you how to take your prose to the next level and write a breakout novel - one that rises out of obscurity and hits the best-seller lists....   [click here for more]
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Writing the Intimate Character

Writing the Intimate Character


Create Unique, Compelling Characters Through Mastery of Point of View Craft Vibrant Characters and an Intimate Reading Experience The key to excellent fiction lies in its characters: the unforgettable protagonists, antagonists, and secondary characters who populate the world of your story. Understanding and effectively using point of view allows you to write a powerful narrative that...   [click here for more]
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Writing With Emotion, Tension, and Conflict

Writing With Emotion, Tension, and Conflict


Techniques for Crafting an Expressive and Compelling Novel Today's highly competitive fiction market requires writers to imbue their novels with that special something - an element that captures readers' hearts and minds. In Writing With Emotion, Tension & Conflict, writers will learn vital techniques for writing emotion into their characters, plots and dialogue in order...   [click here for more]
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Your First Novel

Your First Novel


An Author Agent Team Share the Keys to Achieving Your Dream In Your First Novel, novelist Laura Whitcomb and seasoned literary agent Ann Rittenberg team up to provide you with the skills you need to write your dream novel and the savvy business know-how to get it published. In this all-in-one resource, you'll discover essential novel-writing techniques, such as: How to best structure your...   [click here for more]
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Aliens & Alien Societies

Aliens & Alien Societies


A Writer's Guide to Creating Extraterrestrial Life-Forms "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Hamlet, William Shakespeare Stanley Schmidt guides you toward a better understanding of our universe to create beings who will live in your science fiction. Aliens and Alien Societies explains...   [click here for more]
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Create Your Writer Platform

Create Your Writer Platform


The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice...   [click here for more]
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Elements of Fiction Writing - Conflict and Suspense

Elements of Fiction Writing - Conflict and Suspense


Ramp up the tension and keep your readers hooked! Inside you'll find everything you need to know to spice up your story, move your plot forward, and keep your readers turning pages. Expert thriller author and writing instructor James Scott Bell shows you how to craft scenes, create characters, and develop storylines that harness conflict and suspense to carry your story from the first word to the last....   [click here for more]
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Fiction Writer's Workshop

Fiction Writer's Workshop


Master the Elements of the Writing Workshop The great paradox of the writing life is that to be a good writer, you must be both interested in the world around you and comfortable working in solitude for hours on end. Fiction Writer's Workshopis designed to help you foster a strong sense of independence&#150of being and thinking on your own, of becoming self-evaluative without being...   [click here for more]
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Getting the Words Right

Getting the Words Right


The Secret to Good Writing When asked by the Paris Review what compelled him to rewrite the ending of A Farewell to Arms 39 times, Ernest Hemingway replied, "Getting the words right." His answer echoes what every successful writer knows: The secret to all good writing is revision. For more than twenty years, Getting the Words Right has helped writers from all...   [click here for more]
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On Writing Horror

On Writing Horror


A Handbook by the Horror Writers Association The masters of horror have united to teach you the secrets of success in the scariest genre of all! In On Writing Horror, Second Edition, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Harlan Ellison, David Morrell, Jack Ketchum, and many others tell you everything you need to know to successfully write and publish horror novels and short stories....   [click here for more]
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Revision and Self Editing for Publication: Techniques for Transforming Your First Draft into a Novel that Sells

Revision and Self Editing for Publication: Techniques for Transforming Your First Draft into a Novel that Sells


Take your first draft from so-so to sold! You've finished the first draft of your novel--congratulations! Time to have a drink, sit back...and start revising. But the revision process doesn't have to be intimidating. Revision and Self-Editing for Publication, Second Edition gives you the tools and advice you need to transform your first draft into a finished manuscript that agents and...   [click here for more]
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Story Engineering

Story Engineering


What makes a good story or a screenplay great? The vast majority of writers begin the storytelling process with only a partial understanding where to begin. Some labor their entire lives without ever learning that successful stories are as dependent upon good engineering as they are artistry. But the truth is, unless you are master of the form, function and criteria of successful storytelling, sitting...   [click here for more]
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Story Physics

Story Physics


Harnessing the Underlying Forces of Storytelling Learn how to make your story soar! In the physical world, gravity, force, and other elements of physics govern your abilities and can be utilized to enhance your every movement. In the world of writing, story physics can be harnessed in much the same way to make your novel or screenplay the best it can be. In Story Physics,...   [click here for more]
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The Fire in Fiction

The Fire in Fiction


Passion, Purpose and Techniques to Make Your Novel Great Discover the Difference Between a So-So Manuscript and a Novel Readers Can't Forget We've all read them: novels by our favorite authors that disappoint. Uninspired and lifeless, we wonder what happened. Was the author in a hurry? Did she have a bad year? Has he lost interest altogether? Something similar is true of a great...   [click here for more]
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The First 50 Pages

The First 50 Pages


Engage Agents, Editors and Readers, and Set Your Novel Up For Success First impressions are vital and the opening scenes of a novel are crucial if the reader is going to stick around until the story's end. What writers do in these opening pages, and how they do it, is a matter that cannot be left to chance. Whether a writer wants to craft a strong beginning right from the start or they have...   [click here for more]
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Word Painting

Word Painting


A Guide to Writing More Descriptively Let Rebecca McClanahan guide you through an inspiring examination of description in its many forms. With her thoughtful instruction and engaging exercises, you'll learn to develop your senses and powers of observation to uncover the rich, evocative words that accurately portray your mind's images. McClanahan includes dozens of descriptive passages written...   [click here for more]
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Write Great Fiction - Revision And Self-Editing

Write Great Fiction - Revision And Self-Editing


Don't let the revision process intimidate you any longer. Discover how to successfully transform your first draft into a polished final draft readers won't be able to forget. In Write Great Fiction: Revision & Self-Editing, James Scott Bell draws on his experience as a novelist and instructor to provide specific revision tips geared toward the first read-through, as well as targeted self-editing...   [click here for more]
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Writing Creative Nonfiction

Writing Creative Nonfiction


Experience the power and the promise of working in today' most exciting literary form: Creative Nonfiction Writing Creative Nonfiction presents more than thirty essays examining every key element of the craft, from researching ideas and structuring the story, to reportage and personal reflection. You'll learn from some of today's top creative nonfiction writers, including: Terry...   [click here for more]
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Writing the Paranormal Novel

Writing the Paranormal Novel


Techniques and Exercises for Weaving Supernatural Elements Into Your Story Vampires, werewolves, and zombies, oh my! Writing a paranormal novel takes more than casting an alluring vampire or arming your hero with a magic wand. It takes an original idea, believable characters, a compelling plot, and surprising twists, not to mention great writing. This helpful guide gives...   [click here for more]
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Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish: A Guidebook for the Journey

Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish: A Guidebook for the Journey


Equip yourself for the novel-writing journey! Starting a novel is exciting, but finishing it--that's the real challenge. The journey from beginning to end is rife with forks in the road and dead ends that lead many writers off course. With Writing Your Novel from Start to Finish: A Guidebook for the Journey, you'll navigate the intricacies of crafting a complex work of fiction and complete...   [click here for more]
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Writing Your Way

Writing Your Way


Creating a Writing Process That Works for You "Writing Your Way" shows readers how to create their own unique writing process. The book takes readers through the five stages of the creative process: idea, gather, organize, draft, and revise. And shows writers many ways to do all five stages, thereby allowing them to customise their own writing process and get their ideas...   [click here for more]
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Beating the Story: How to Map, Understand, and Elevate Any Narrative

Beating the Story: How to Map, Understand, and Elevate Any Narrative


See How Stories Work The most compelling stories move us emotionally. Up and down, between hope and fear, in ways we don’t always expect—but that you can harness as a writer, editor, and critic. This book shows you how to track, map, and understand the rhythm of a story. Whether you’re writing or rewriting, editing a manuscript or dismantling your favorite television episode,...   [click here for more]
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Arrow and Superhero Television: Essays on Themes and Characters of the Series

Arrow and Superhero Television: Essays on Themes and Characters of the Series


This collection of new essays focuses on The CW network's hit television series Arrow--based on DC Comic's Green Arrow--and its spin-offs The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl. Comic book adaptations have been big business for film studios since Superman (1978) and in recent years have dominated at the box office--five of the 11 highest grossing films of 2016 were adapted from comics....   [click here for more]
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Intercultural Communication in Action

Intercultural Communication in Action


The informative and wide-ranging essays in this second volume of Borgo Perspectives on Intercultural Communication, by authors from Britain, Bulgaria, Germany, India, Russia and Spain, look at intercultural communication in action--whether in television or the movies, in the press, on the internet, in student life, in school, in the work of translators and interpreters, or simply in the attempt to...   [click here for more]
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Provenance Press's Guide To The Wiccan Year

Provenance Press's Guide To The Wiccan Year


In "The Provenance Press[registered] Guide to the Wiccan Year", Judy Ann Nock offers readers a definitive guide to "the wheel of the year." Capturing the essence of the major and lesser holidays, this complete and practical reference will appeal to Wiccans of all levels of experience. The handbook offers something for everyone: recipes, crafts, activities, spells, rituals, and meditations....   [click here for more]
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The Geek Handbook 2.0: More Practical Skills and Advice for the Modern Likeable Geek

The Geek Handbook 2.0: More Practical Skills and Advice for the Modern Likeable Geek


An indispensable guide to life, the universe, and everything that’s awesomely geeky, The Geek Handbook 2.0 is packed with even more self-improvement and maintenance tips, lifehacks, and sound advice to help you power up your skills to build a better, faster, stronger you and have fun along the way. Among the things you’ll discover: Ways to light your inner fire of creativity,...   [click here for more]
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The Way of the Hedge Witch

The Way of the Hedge Witch


As every good hedge witch knows, the best magick is made right at home. This book shows them how to transform their homes into sacred spaces, where they can: Create magickal cookbooks of recipes, spells, and charms; Prepare food that nourishes body and soul; Perform rituals that protect and purify hearth and home; Master the secrets of the cauldron and the sacred flame; Call upon the kitchen gods and...   [click here for more]
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Voices from the World of Jane Austen

Voices from the World of Jane Austen


A fascinating collection of first-hand accounts of life in the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817), showing how social standing and etiquette were prime considerations of the period, and revealing the stark contrast between "upstairs" and "downstairs" and the lives of men and women. With extracts from Jane Austen's novels, letters, biographies, memoirs and newspapers, including previously...   [click here for more]
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Words of Art: Inspiring Quotes from the Masters

Words of Art: Inspiring Quotes from the Masters


"The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire." --Auguste Rodin, French sculptor Who better to speak about the creative process than the greatest artists in history? From Georgia O'Keeffe and Ralph Waldo Emerson to Pablo Picasso and Isak Dinesen, Words of Art is a celebration of the craft and the artists who have changed the way we see the world--and influenced...   [click here for more]
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Writer's Blocks

Writer's Blocks


Writers Blocks is a fast paced, domino based role-playing game where every player takes turns as either the person telling the story or being the focus character of a scene. With this book and a set of Double Twelve dominoes any small group of friends can have a limitless number of one shot role-playing games without being bogged down in hours of character creation, the effort of organizing a pre-designed...   [click here for more]
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Codex Guide to the Medieval Baltic

Codex Guide to the Medieval Baltic


Have you ever wanted to go to another world? The year is 1456. The place is the Southern Baltic. The Free City of Danzig is in rebellion against the Brother- Knights of the Teutonic Order. Privateers flying the Danzig colors patrol the waters of the Baltic all the way from Reval to Denmark. Bearing letters of marque they will intercept any vessels attempting to reach the Ordernstadt: the Monastic...   [click here for more]
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2014 Guide to Literary Agents

2014 Guide to Literary Agents


The best resource available for finding a literary agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2014 Guide to Literary Agentsis your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. Along with listing information for more than 1,000...   [click here for more]
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Elements of The Writing Craft

Elements of The Writing Craft


More Than 150 Lessons for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers Great narratives are built piece by piece, through myriad small tasks and careful moves. In this landmark book, Robert Olmstead shows how distinguished writers past and present have built their fiction and nonfiction. Through this writer's-eye analysis of more than 150 of literature's most finely crafted passages, you'll learn to read...   [click here for more]
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Grammatically Correct

Grammatically Correct


The Essential Guide to Spelling, Style, Usage, Grammar, and Punctuation How does good writing stand out? If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it makes readers want to come back for more. Revised and updated, this guide covers four essential aspects of good writing:...   [click here for more]
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Guide to Literary Agents (2013)

Guide to Literary Agents (2013)


The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary Agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2013 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. This new, updated edition of GLAincludes:...   [click here for more]
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How to Write a Book Proposal

How to Write a Book Proposal


The Source for Book Proposals Success! How to Write a Book Proposalis THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner. You'll learn the keys to a successful book proposal and how to: Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively...   [click here for more]
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Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation

Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation


Not everything you see on your favorite crime show is accurate. In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong. Police Procedure & Investigation helps you get your facts straight about the inner workings of law enforcement. With a career in law enforcement that spanned nearly two decades, author Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedures and crime scene investigations who...   [click here for more]
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Mastering the Craft of Writing: How to Write With Clarity, Emphasis, and Style

Mastering the Craft of Writing: How to Write With Clarity, Emphasis, and Style


Make Every Word Memorable! To be remembered for your words, you need to write with skill and style. Whether you're crafting a novel, composing an e-mail, or creating a technical report, Mastering the Craft of Writingpresents 52 practical techniques to improve your prose. Spend a week with each technique, or use this book as a go-to reference. Either way, you'll have the tools to enliven your...   [click here for more]
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Story Structure Architect

Story Structure Architect


Build a Timeless, Original Story Using Hundreds of Classic Story Motifs! It's been said that there are no new ideas; but there are proven ideas that have worked again and again for all writers for hundreds of years. Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout the ages. You'll find master models for characters,...   [click here for more]
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The Complete Handbook Of Novel Writing

The Complete Handbook Of Novel Writing


Everything You Need to Know About Creating & Selling Your Work Get advice from the best in the business on every part of the novel writing and publishing process! In The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, 2nd Edition, you'll learn from the invaluable advice of established writers. Discover new ways to generate ideas, implement intriguing techniques, and find the inspiration...   [click here for more]
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The Writer's Idea Book - 10th Anniversary Edition

The Writer's Idea Book - 10th Anniversary Edition


How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Screenplays Where do you get your ideas? It’s a question that plagues every writer. And once you’ve got an idea, what then? Ideas without a plan, without a purpose, are no more than pleasant thoughts. So how do you come up with those ideas, and how do you turn them into writing that will engage your reader? The...   [click here for more]
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The Writer's Little Helper

The Writer's Little Helper


Big Fiction Advice from a Little Book There is nothing little about the dynamic fiction-writing advice inside The Writer's Little Helper. With big ideas, time-saving tips, and revision-made-easy charts, James V. Smith, Jr. offers effective guidance in short, easily checklists, Q&As, and practical tools. This book gives you everything you need to: Create great characters Maintain...   [click here for more]
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The Writer's Workout

The Writer's Workout


366 Tips, Tasks, & Techniques From Your Writing Career Coach The inspiration, stamina, and power to take charge of your writing life—every day. Get the daily jolt of energy your writing life needs from The Writer's Workout. Inside you'll find manageable, no-nonsense techniques for every aspect of your writing career from getting organized to connecting with your...   [click here for more]
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