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  • I don't have an MFA. My bachelor's degree is in journalism and my master's degree is i...it comes to fiction writing, I think the school of life is as important as any mode of formal education. That sai...
  • 1. Don't add too many characters. During my first novel attempt in 2008, I had a wide cast of supporting characters. Yes, they helped move the plot along, but it was e...
  • Started by Deborah Siegel
    Last reply by Shanna Germain
    What say you, NaNoWriMo She Writers? Wouldn't it be cool to have one of you post your writing as you go, so that all those of us here at SW can follow your progress?!...
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  • If there are rules to follow I have ignored them. I became a writer when my mind said I was. I wrote in college. I wrote after I got my degrees and I'm still writing....
  • True, there is so much contradicting information out there, and on here too.  Is it too short or too long?  Should you divulge this or that? The only true rule that we...
  • Hi, Pooja ! In your reading, please don't overlook 2 of my long-ti...e rules: There are no rules !  Actually, there only are "rules"...here are a zillion specific forms). There are forms for modern poetry, as well, but part o...
  • Keep working on it Candy. If you want a Beta reader, I'd be glad to read for content. I promise my critiques are helpful, never mean. I've been on the receiving side o...
  • Started by Teresa Lilly
    Hello Writers, WWW.lovelychristianromance.com  is a royalty paying company who also pay a small fee upfront for Novellas. We are currently hosting a writing contest ca...
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  • Started by Chrys Fey
    Last reply by Chrys Fey
    Hi Paranormal and Supernatural Writers! Elisabeth Zguta got me thinking of ways to revive this group and hopefully get some more participation. What do you think of...
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  • I just added you to my Twitter....I am Aankara at Twitter if you want to follow me back!!! Karen Maryn McKenna said:I've done/benefitted from a couple of things; they...