All Discussions Tagged 'fiction' (19)

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Usage for Fiction Writers

Hi, all. I am a writer and do quite a bit of substantive editing to help support my writing habit. And I love editing fiction. I have learn…

Started by Nora Gaskin Esthimer

6 Jul 28
Reply by Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw

What are your research tips for creating compelling historical fiction?

I'm creating a workshop on research strategies for compelling historical fiction. My debut novel is set in the Depression era, so I've been…

Started by Marian Szczepanski

0 Mar 15

Desperately seeking novellas (30k-50k words)

Hi SheWrites! Once again, we are accepting submissions for our novella series and of the fifteen submissions we've had, just *one* of them…

Started by Beth Browne

0 Jul 3, 2013

In Six Words: "What I Want to Improve"

What about your writing would you like to get better at? What do you perceive as your greatest weakness as a writer? World-building? Dialog…

Started by Krissa Lagos

19 Apr 10, 2013
Reply by Ivory Tamargo

In Six Words: "How I Outline"

How do you approach writing? Are you methodical and organized, or haphazard and scattered? How do you map out what your book or story is go…

Started by Krissa Lagos

9 Mar 14, 2013
Reply by Emilie Peck

In Six Words: "My Greatest Strength"

It's often easier to pick ourselves apart than to build ourselves up--but when you're a writer, you need a little positive reinforcement no…

Started by Krissa Lagos

29 Mar 10, 2013
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Started by Krissa Lagos

40 Mar 3, 2013
Reply by Kristy Crabtree

In Six Words: "What I'm Looking Forward To"

What are you most excited about in your writing life now? Do you have an upcoming writers' conference you're attending? An event you're spe…

Started by Krissa Lagos

26 Feb 27, 2013
Reply by Vicki Malits Addesso

In Six Words: "My Earliest Memory of Writing"

Do you remember the first thing you ever wrote? Do you remember what it felt like to create with words for the first time--to hold pen (or…

Started by Krissa Lagos

44 Feb 1, 2013
Reply by Wendy Martin Pool

In Six Words: "My New Year's Writing Resolution"

We all have the little things we tell ourselves we'll try to do when January 1st comes around: Eat better. Call our loved ones more often.…

Started by Krissa Lagos

58 Jan 13, 2013
Reply by Donna Ashby Moore


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