by Christopher Slater Whenever a person reads what someone else has written, there is always an expected level of judgment. The reader is going to judge whether the topic of the writing is something that they are interested in. They will judge the writer’s ability to express themselves or to describe a situation,… Read More Do You Judge Writers?
by Meg Dowell You likely learned in school that writing an essay begins with defining your target audience and purpose for reaching out to them. We all wrote that essay about whether or not our school should or shouldn’t have uniforms (did schools who already had uniforms still argue this?). Audience: school board. Purpose: convince… Read More On Writing With a Purpose
By popular demand, I’m starting a blog post series of writing prompts, all coming from my writing prompts book, The Idea Factory: 1,000 Story Ideas and Writing Prompts to Find Your Next Bestseller. Writing prompt:
by Hope Ann A writer’s life is filled with so much more than the mere creating of stories. There is editing and proofreading. Marketing and newsletters. Blogging and graphics. We can take any help offered, and here are five free tools which have helped me save time and work the best I can.
by Jean M. Cogdell Maybe- Maybe not. It’s your book, you make the rules. Different strokes for different folks. Me, I’m trying to be more organized in my writing this year. Only time will tell if I’m successful. LOL However, I find outlining is a bit of a mystery. Outlining an unwritten book is… Read More Should You Write a Fancy Outline for Your Novel?
by Lev Raphael I’ve been a member of the same health club for a long time and lots of people there read my Nick Hoffman mysteries set in a college town that might remind them of the town we live in. No matter when I publish a book in the series, somebody always asks, “So when’s… Read More Should I Be Writing Faster?
by Whitney Carter Writing dragons is a popular topic here at Invisible Ink, and one of my personal favorites. We’ve talked about general tips for writing them and some of the common types, and today I want to look at some of the more technical aspects of writing these mythical creatures. My number one piece of advice… Read More The Technical Aspects of Writing Dragons