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Do you filter your fiction? by Robb Grindstaff

What is a filter, and why is it bad? First, I’ll point out (as I frequently do) that I don’t believe in hard and fast rules that say, ‘Never do this’ or ‘Always do that.’ But there are writing techniques that can help your writing become more engaging to readers. One of those writing techniques is …
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Celebrating Writers By Becky Martinez

Ah, the joy of telling a story. Too often writers think only of the creative writing process, but while the joy of being able to write a good fiction story, can be challenging, the joy of writing a non-fiction story can be just as rewarding. Too often we don’t give ourselves enough credit for what …
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Take Small Steps to Big Results By Becky Martinez

How do you get started?             When people ask me how to explain the writing process or why I write fiction, I am always stumped for an answer. Stories just seem to come to me. No, they don’t jump out of my head in one big piece, but once I start developing them, they start …