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Short Story Writing Tips from Summer’s Edge Authors

Have you ever written a short story? Are you wondering how to write a good one? There was a time where I was TERRIFIED to try my hand at writing a short story. After all, how on earth could I

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When You Don’t Feel Like Writing: Five Tips For Curing Writer’s Block

There are days. You know you have to write. You sort of want to write. But it is SO hard to get your butt in that chair and get down to writing and enjoying it. Maybe you are stuck at

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Character Building Tips for Writers

Now, I’m not talking about how to build your own character, that comes with time and experience and running the gamut of being a writer. (Character seriously clings to you once you dig deep into writing.) But how do you

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Perceptions: Writing Description in Your Novel

Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts. ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind Words. Words create influence. Words create perceptions. Words are more than just letters strung together,

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