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  • Submit your story to win free tuition to upcoming Chautauqua-based workshop
    Submit your story to win free tuition to upcoming Chautauqua-based workshop
    Writing By Writers is hosting their Generative Writing Workshop @ Boulder this April 17-19 at Chautauqua. If you want to attend, but you're not sure you can afford the $850 tuition, then here's a deadline you won't want to miss....What...
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    Basic Essay Writing Mistakes to Avoid
    A good professor is going to mark a lot of papers in his or her lifetime, and over time they are going to pick up pet peeves. These come through seeing the same mistakes over and over again. Here are some of the most common ones that make...
  • Maria Crimi Speth at Phoenix Writers Club
    Local attorney Maria Crimi Speth speaks to Phoenix Writers Club
    Saturday, Jan. 17, Maria Crimi Speth spoke to the Phoenix Writers Club at the group’s regular monthly meeting held at the Bluewater Grill in Phoenix. A shareholder in the law firm of Jaburg Wilk, Speth represents clients throughout the...
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    Boulder Writers' Workshop takes your novel to the next level this weekend
    Have you got a novel draft that yearns to be complete? Maybe you wrote a fresh new fifty thousand words during National Novel Writing Month, but aren't quite sure about the next step?Do you happen to be a dues-paying member of the Boulder...
  • No hook
    Tips for writing an essay
    Read more articles hereTeachers, here is an easy way to teach your students how to write an introduction paragraph. Previously, many of us were instructed to teach our students how to write a hook.However, instead of starting the essay with a hook...
  • Easy book writing tips
    Easy book writing tips
    Easy book writing tipsBeginning tipsStart writing an outline(Writing an outline for your book will help you stay on track and organized through the writing process)Make up a writing schedule(Set aside time to write each day or at least every other...
  • Virgil Thomson
    Virgil Thomson joins the ranks of Library of America authors
    The mission statement of The Library of America reads as follows:The Library of America is a nonprofit institution that publishes authoritative new editions of America’s best and most significant writing from all periods and provides...
  • Trish McCarty
    Author Trish McCarty to speak to Scottsdale Society of Women Writers
    Best-selling author Trish McCarty will speak to the Scottsdale Society of Women Writers Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the regular monthly meeting held from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Chaparral Suites Resort, 5001 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, Arizona....
  • The Blood of the Fifth Knight
    Interview with E.M. Powell, author of The Blood of the Fifth Knight
    Today’s guest is E.M. Powell, author of the historical mystery/thriller, The Blood of the Fifth Knight, which was a #1 Amazon Bestseller. Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland into the family of Michael Collins (the legendary...
  • How to start writing a book
    How to start writing a book: start today
    Are you ready to get started on writing your first book? You know, the one that you have been thinking about for the last, I don't know, 10 or 20 years?There is no better time to start than today! 2015 is your year. The year of the writer!Here...
  • I Can't Hear You Through Your Typo
    Proofread your blog, articles and social media posts, please!
    Typos in your content result in reduced credibility, unsubscribes and lost revenue.Remember in school your teacher always told you to proof read your work before handing it in? And as a good student you did your proofing only to get the graded...
  • Your writing resolutions for 2015
    Your writing resolutions for 2015
    New year’s resolutions are on many people’s minds this time of year. For writers, the new year is a great opportunity to reevaluate your goals and set new ones. Here are your New Year’s resolutions for writers.Write. This may...
  • Oct 2014 Christopher Vogler lecturing in Tel Aviv
    'The Writer's Journey': Drawing on myth to help tell a story
    This book is a guide not for creating stories but for improving elements within a story. Borrowing material from the work of Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung, author Christopher Vogler demonstrates how a good story depicts a journey of some sort. The...
  • L'Inferno
    Dante's Inferno
    “L’Inferno”, or Dante’s Inferno, circa 1911, is not only the greatest adaptation of Dante’s work, but, through it’s ingenious special effects, exemplary pacing, and all-around great direction, a grand statement...
  • A Conversation With Serita Stevens, Author of Thirty-Six Books, Stories & Several Screenplays
    A Conversation With Prolific Author Serita Stevens
    Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest today Serita Stevens, author of thirty-six books, stories and several screenplays. Her publishers include Pocket Books, Fawcett, Zebra, Leisure, St Martin’s Press, Writer’s Digest, Oak Tree Press...