IWSG: Meet Jack Templar, my fave MG fantasy!

Hi, it’s Sher today with the Insecure Writers Support Group., thanks to Alex J. Cavanaugh. Sorry if I’m slow to reply. Once again I’m at the doctor because I’m still throwing up after 2 failed stomach opening expansions. Turns out my food sits at the bottom of my esophagus and …

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#Writingtips: Removing Words That Slow Your Pace

Hey, everyone! Paul here today. I’m back again with another writing tips post. This time around I am going to talk about removing words that slow your pace. We’ve all read books that spend so much time describing what is happening to us, where things are, and what each character …

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#Writing tips: Concrete nouns

Hello, everyone. Paul here. As you might have noticed, I have been writing a lot about Scrivener and the book Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction. In case you’re wondering, I’m not marketing for either one. What I am doing, hopefully, is passing along information that I …

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Would you rewrite? 2 reviews of 1 book

Hi, all, it’s Sher today with two differing book reviews for Countryside: Book of the Wise by J. T. Cope IV. One review is from a teen I loaned my book and another from me.  This is a case where I didn’t like a book as much as I wanted …

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IWSG: Writing Problems solved for free!

Hi, it’s Sher today with the Insecure Writers Support Group., thanks to Alex J. Cavanaugh. Last month I presented a story/poem about our vacation in Japan, but since then I’ve been so busy throwing cleaning up, I don’t have time to write a story. But I do have something important …

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