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A Writer’s Approach: Plotter, Pantser, Hybrid

Here’s a repost of my 2013 article from It’s been said, and much debated, that there are two kinds of writers—those who outline and plan before starting a writing project (plotters) and those who dive in and write “by

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Last Friday Finds: More Coolness from the Web

I hope you find something useful, or amusing, in this next batch from my bottomless bag of (lost and) found online articles and tidbits. ■ For Writers: Create an Author Business Plan As part of the Indie Author Series on Janice Hardy’s Fiction

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Last Friday Finds: Coolness from the Web

I’ve amassed a ridiculous number of online articles and tidbits on every sort of topic, from a single post on how to make a fairy garden to thousands of postings about how to write a novel. There are so many,

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The Benefits of a Genre-Specific Critique Group

If you’re blessed, as I am, to have some of the best critique partners…, you undoubtedly realize the benefit of having a watchful pair of eyes to run over your manuscripts, a merciless tongue to point out the weak points,

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