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Writing Tip Tuesday: Ask a Friend

Once you have written and edited and then edited again, sometimes you just need some reassurance from someone other than yourself. Find a small group of trusted friends or peers to share your work with. Make sure it’s a selective

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Writing Tip Tuesday: Times of Confusion

It doesn’t matter how many times you learn it, or how well you know it, the English language can be flat out confusing at times. I know I’m not alone when I say that I’ll be in the zone while

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Writing Tip Tuesday: Find Your Writing Space

This week’s writing tip is all about finding a special place to make your own “writing space.” There are times when inspiration sparks and I can stop what I’m doing, wherever I am and sit down and write. Other times, in order to

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Writing Tip Tuesday: Do It For You

One of the most important things to remember when you are a writer is to always do it for yourself. Ideally, writing should bring you happiness. If you are just doing it strictly for the money or making a name

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Writing Tip Tuesday: He Said, She Said

  How many of you have sat down to write and you find yourself writing, “he said…” or, “she said…” over and over? I can’t tell you how many times I find myself scrambling, trying to reword sentences without using

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Writing Tip Tuesday: Unplug

For Writing Tip Tuesday this week, I have one word – Unplug. I know, you probably just had a minor panic attack when I said that, but believe me; you’ll thank me later. Unplug yourself from all electronics and anything

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Writing Tip Tuesday: Pick Up A Book

It’s Writing Tip Tuesday and this week, it’s time to pick up a book and read. Odds are, if you do not have the time to read, you do not have the time to write. When you read, you learn

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Writing Tip Tuesday: What You Want To Read

  You know when you’re reading and you become so engulfed in the story that you can’t put it down? This is the exact feeling I want people to have when they’re reading something that I’ve written. “Write something that

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Writing Tip Tuesday: Common Mistakes

As a writer, I’m sure I’m not alone when it comes to my feelings on misusing words and sloppy grammar. What a huge pet peeve; but it happens to the best of us. Sometimes when I’m writing, I get so

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Writing Tip Tuesdays – It’s All Good!

  How many of you struggle to find that one right word for your sentence? So many times I will be sitting here, editing a piece I have written, struggling to find a replacement for a boring or monotonous word

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