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Writers on Writing: The Hardest Profession in the World?

Writers on Writing:  The Hardest Profession in the World? I don’t know why fiction writers seem so eager to express angst.  It seems like the lion’s share of wit and wisdom expressed by authors, who are writing about their profession, focuses on one primary theme:  that writing novels is HARD. For example: “Writing is so […]

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Writers on Writing: Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

Writers on Writing: Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain As a child, I was familiar with Tom Sawyer, but I didn’t fall in love with Mark Twain until my high school Language Arts class. We were studying The Adventures of Huck Finn, which begins with the following warning to the reader: “Persons attempting to find […]

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Writers on Writing: Advice from Ernest Hemingway

Writers on Writing: Advice from Ernest Hemingway If you’re going to listen to writing advice, you might as well listen to the most acclaimed authors in the world, right?  That’s why I’m featuring this series of posts based on fiction-writing tips from literary masters.  Today’s tip for writing great fiction comes from Ernest Hemingway:  “To […]

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New Year Resolution: Best Way EVER to Bust Writer’s Block

New Year Resolution:  Best Way EVER to Bust Writer’s Block Need inspiration when the evil, blinking cursor has you befuddled, bamboozled or flat out brain-dead?  You came to the right place!  As a writer, I feel imminently qualified to write to you about writing New Year Resolutions that will bust writer’s block. (Secret Daily Word Challenge:  […]

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Advice to Writers: Writing Quotes from Famous Authors

Enjoy these inspirational writing quotes from famous authors as they give advice to writers in the video, below. I stumbled upon these inspirational writing quotes from famous authors while I was researching ideas for a speech that I’ve been asked to give to a new organization of writers in my Texas hometown.  The topic that the group requested […]

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