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Ten Great Blogs for Writers

                                                                    10 Great Blogs for Writers“Ten Great Blogs for Writers” by Joan Y. Edwards
There are hundreds of blogs that help writers. Here are ten that I read most often:

  1. 4RV Publishing Editing Resources for Writers
  2. Writer Magazine https://www.writermag.com/blog/
  3. Becky Shillington  Reflections on France
  4. Carol Baldwin  Writing Resources, Part IV Critique
  5. Darcy Pattison  Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2015
  6. Karen Cioffi and Writers on the Move  Blogging and Google Rankings – Do You Really Want to Use that Content in Your Blog Post?
  7. Kathy Temean – Writing and Illustrating  Agent Looking to Build List
  8. Linda Andersen-A Writer’s Playground  March Calendar Events–Spring Bursts on the Scene
  9. Joy Acey -Poetry for Kids Joy  Rodeo Parade
  10. Query Shark  A Query Letter That Works #172-FTW

A Bonus: An inspirational article: Henrik Edberg’s article, “Ghandi’s Top 10 Fundamentals for Changing the World.

Celebrate you.

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Workshops to Inspire Writers

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“Workshops to Inspire Writers” by Joan Y. Edwards

Dear Honored Readers,

The more you write, the better you’ll get at it. The more you write, the better you’ll read. The more you read, the better you write. The more you study, the better you’ll get at what you’re studying.

Don’t give up: Your success is just around the corner.

Writing Courses, YouTube talks, and Other Writing Resources can be just the medicine you need to spur you on to publication. Check out the ones I listed below:

Links to sites that offer writing courses for a fee or free:

Links to Great Writing Resources:

  1. I enjoyed listening to this advice on YouTube.com from Kurt Vonnegut, author of wonderful short stories. His advice could easily be adapted for a novel. They say, “A short story begins as close to the conclusion as possible, and grabs the reader from the very first line. It conserves character and scenes, typically focuses on just one problem, and drives towards a sudden, unexpected revelation.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyQ1wEBx1V0

2. Kathy Kennedy and Dennis G. Jerz, 10 Tips for Creative Writers: http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/creative/shortstory/ It covers all the aspects of writing a short story.

3. Larry Brooks, The Last Thing an Agent Wants to Hear from You: http://storyfix.com/the-last-thing-an-agent-wants-to-hear-from-you. Reasons to get your pitch short and to the point.

4. Darcy Pattison: Stop! Cut Picture Book Mss by 1/3. http://www.darcypattison.com/picture-books/cut-picture-book-mss/

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