Tag: tips for writers

10 Survival Tips for Freelancers

  I’ve had lots of e-mails about how to survive as a freelance writer especially during an economic down turn. A handful of you have told me you’ve lost contracts, clients and lots of publications are saying they’re not buying anything right now. Stay in this business long enough and you’re going to need to…

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A Little Known Tool for Every Writer

Say hello to this week’s guest blogger Nina Beaumont…   I’d like to talk about one of my favorite stylistic devices in my writer toolbox—body language. Using posture, gestures, movements, and facial expressions, you can show your characters’ innermost feelings, set the atmosphere of the scene, and engage with your reader’s senses. In real life,…

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NaNoWriMo-Day 19

  Today’s tip is something I switched to doing when I found my writing coming to a grinding halt. My fingers would be flying across the keys and I’d bring in a secondary character or mention that the character traveled someplace and didn’t have a name for said character or town etc. I use to…

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