Category Archives: Writer’s Writing Tips

January – 2015 -Writer’s Writing Tip by Betty Bolte

For many writers, setting the stage for the story is the most difficult aspect to master. Too much description becomes an “info dump” that readers blithely skim. Too little, and the reader is lost as to where and when the … Continue reading

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The Golde Ticket to Writing by Candace Zahnzinger

“I’ve got a golden ticket.”  We all know those words.  We all wish we had that golden ticket.  It is a free pass to all your wildest dreams.  It also doesn’t exist.  There is no miraculous piece of paper that … Continue reading

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Writing Romantic Love Scenes by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I’m all about the romance. To me sex isn’t fun unless it emerges from love. When I write, in most scenes, I like the hero and heroine to take their time and learn about each other. Each time they are … Continue reading

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January’s Writing Tip by Ruth Mcleod-Kearns

Writers.  Can you see it in your mind’s eye?  Sitting at a typewriter, a cup of coffee, hundreds of pages of draft.  A wonderful way to make your living, right?  People fall in love with the concept of being a … Continue reading

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Life In The First Draft – How my kitchen gets clean by Susan Wingate

When I look at my kitchen after dinner–the pots and spoons, knives and plates, measuring cups and spatulas, all lining my countertop and falling off into the sink–I think “first draft.” It takes me a while to scrape off the … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Query and a bit about Keeping on Keeping on Writing by Gerri Brousseau

When Bobbi asked me to write the article for Scribblers for the November blog, I was thrilled, but then I wondered what to write about. After some thought it occurred to me that in the US November is typically associated … Continue reading

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October Writing Tip

The process of first draft to finsished manuscript-by Marian Lanouette The most important tip that is stored in my brain came from the ‘Queen of Romance and Suspense’ Nora Roberts. She stated you can’t edit a blank page. So put you … Continue reading

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