Tag : Creative Writing Courses

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Take the “5 Songs That Inspire You” Challenge Whenever I need that little extra motivation I like to listen to certain songs that make me feel good. This is by no means a glowing gem of insight, but merely a slap back to reality for those people who push themselves to write for extended periods …
What every writer can learn from a songwriter’s process It’s interesting that no matter how much our blog tries to be broad in its scope and appeal, we inevitably end up catering much of our commentary and advice to novelists. This is rather hard to avoid considering most people who call themselves “writers” are those …
Creativity is a lot like money for us writers: It doesn’t grow on trees… but we sure as heck wish it did! Some of this month we wanted to dedicate to the creative process and how to turn your creative ideas into something worthy of publishing.  As we have said before, not every idea is …
Publishing a book is simple: If it mean sending a manuscript to potential literary agents or publishers who might pick up your book, and sell it to readers. Success in publishing a book, however; is an entirely different matter- the same is true with self-publishing a book.  This month, we are focusing on self-publishing success, …
Sometimes, there are days when you wonder: what am I reading, and how does it affect my writing?  After all, you are a writer, and you look to other writers as an inspiration to improve, or build upon your writing.  You want to publish a better book so that you can follow your dreams, but …
What does publishing a book mean to you, are you aiming to make money and learn to improve your writing as you go?  Are you doing all you can to have your book published or are you simply going the self-publishing route to make money faster?  Does it mean one thing — what you intended …
I think the hardest part about being a writer is getting back to writing, especially if you have just published a book. I am thinking of joining a writing class. A creative writing course will improve not only my writing but my focus. I think that will make my editor feel better — or worse. I am not sure …
I asked this once of myself but I will throw this out to others: would you take a writing course either online or offline? I wonder sometimes if it will improve my writing, or if it will make me not want to write anymore.  I’ve taken many writing courses, and some simply will not well …
Since we would all enjoy improving our writing, this question can be an issue.  That issue it presents is, of course, time.  Let’s quickly pull a “to do” list out of thin air. 1) Work on our manuscript.  Or work on several manuscripts which are going to be published in some format, and each has …
Here’s a fun little post.  I’ve heard a few people talk about writing articles for money on blogs or on places such as Demand Studios. I also heard them talking about writing magazine articles. I know we need to self-publish our work online many times, but hearing these things got me thinking about what we can …
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