Keeping track of WIPs // FREE PRINTABLES

I know we’re at the tail-end of January at this point, but I thought I’d share one method I use to keep track of the stories I start throughout the year. Writing each one down and when I started writing it helps me to stay accountable and not let a story sit for too long […]

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Why You Should Follow Your Passion (like, NOW)

I’m a new(ish) mom of a happy, healthy, exhausting 10-month-old bundle of snakes and snails and puppy dog tails. His name is Deklin. And he is my everything. While I was pregnant with D, I was working a night shift for a newspaper conglomerate that had been rough even before I saw the little pink […]

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How to Use Pathos to Maximize Your Reach 

Please feel free to share any additional tips or your personal experiences with writing/blogging in the comments, and stay tuned for more prompts every Thursday! We’ve talked about ethos, pathos, and logos a lot in school. In my college philosophy course, there was an entire unit devoted to them. What I’ve learned since then is […]

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Why You Should Write a Character Based on Yourself

Please feel free to share any additional tips or your personal experiences with writing/blogging in the comments, and stay tuned for more prompts every Thursday! Long answer: Writing a character based on yourself with perhaps a different name, different occupation, or some other changed aspect can lend a wonderful hand to both your writing and […]

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How Writing About Writing Can Improve Your Writing

By Kelly Kling Did I say “writing” enough times? One of the most beneficial and sculpting classes I took in college was Practice in Writing Rhetoric. Rhetoric is defined as language designed to have a persuasive impact on one’s audience. My professor, however, gave it a new meaning for the purposes of our class. We […]

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Tips & Tricks: Part Three

Part Three: What to Expect from Sharing Your Work This post is part of a series. Part One discussed 5 Ways to Approach a Writing Prompt and Part Two discusses 3 Ways to Use Your Prompt Response. These are all dynamic posts and subject to periodic updates. Additionally, this post may contain affiliate links. Please […]

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Tips & Tricks: Part Two

Part Two: 3 Ways to Use Your Prompt Response This post is part of a series. Part One discusses 5 Ways to Approach a Writing Prompt and Part Three discusses What to Expect from Sharing Your Work. These are all dynamic posts and subject to periodic updates. Additionally, this post may contain affiliate links. Please […]

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Tips & Tricks: Part One

Part One: 5 Ways to Approach a Writing Prompt This post is the first part of a series. Part Two discusses 3 Ways to Use Your Prompt Response and Part Three discusses What to Expect from Sharing Your Work. These are all dynamic posts and subject to periodic updates. Additionally, this post may contain affiliate […]

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