5 Great Things to Do in Writing for 2016

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by Victor Salinas

A new year signals a new beginning.

While the change of the calendar year is really nothing more than a formality, it can, in fact, be a powerful symbol in the human mind.

Most of us make resolutions at the end of each year. We promise ourselves and those close to us that we will strive to make a better, happier us.

So for all of us writers, here are five great things you can do in 2016 for your writing.

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Five Reasons You Can’t Get Your Novel Published – And Why It’s Not Your Fault

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by Larry Kahaner

 

             Dear Author:

            Thanks for sending us your manuscript. The plot is unique, the characters are compelling and the writing is top notch. It’s one of the best books we’ve ever read. Unfortunately, it’s not right for us.

            Best Regards, The Publisher

 

What the…?

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How to Construct Gripping Fight Scenes

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by Whitney Carter

Like a lot of my how to pieces here, this one came from my own developing of a fight scene. I used to be really good at writing them as a teenager. I used short, choppy and frequently fragmented sentences to develop the abrupt feel of a fight, choosing active words and keeping dialogue and description to a minimum unless the need to describe an object or wound arose.

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The Siren – Book Review

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The Siren

About the book:

All the missing victims of North Carolina’s deadliest serial killer have been found, all except Rachel Smith. When the FBI produces a photo proving Rachel is alive and well in Texas, one case is closed but another one is opened. Either this is a case of mistaken identity or there are more people than just Sloan Jordan and Warren Parish who seem to walk the earth without a soul.

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Ruined – Book Review

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Book Title: Ruined
Book Author: Amy Tintera
Book Series: Ruined, #1
Publishing Date: May 3rd, 2016
Publisher: HarperTeen
Date Read: May 2nd, 2016
Source: eARC from publisher via Edelweiss

Synopsis

Amy Tintera’s new YA fantasy trilogy blends the romance of Kiera Cass’s Selection series and the epic stakes of Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen in a story of revenge, adventure, and unexpected love.

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