10½ Commandments of Writing

A guest post by Sean Williams Every author is asked by new writers for advice. There is, however, no all-encompassing, single answer that also happens to be correct. Quite a lot of commonly offered suggestions…

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Residencies for Writers in 2020

Would you like a few months in Iceland to expand your writing horizons? Or perhaps a working cattle ranch in rural Wyoming would provide you with the inspiration you need to start a new project?…

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Why You Should Flash Your Fiction

A guest post by Claire Fuller   So, you don’t think flash fiction is for you? You’re working on a novel, a (long) short story, or a memoir. For you, writing is about expansion, exploration,…

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Are stories made, or found?

A guest post by H. C. Gildfind Part One: A writer is someone who writes, right? In my teens, I kept notebooks which recorded thoughts and feelings and the ‘goings on’ in my wild, rock ‘n’…

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She murdered my brain!
(Some thoughts on the editing process.)

A guest post by H. C. Gildfind When my collection of short stories was accepted for publication I was very excited—then very scared! What if I stuffed everything up? Enter Josephine Taylor: cool, calm, collected—editor extraordinaire! After…

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