Writing Tips: Know Your Audience
know your audience

Writing tips: know your audience.

It’s an old adage for writers: know your audience. But what does that mean? How well must we know the audience? And does knowing the audience increase our chances of getting published or selling our books?

Some writers insist that the best way to write is to just write for yourself. Sit down and let the words flow. It’s true that sometimes a freewheeling approach will result in some of your best work. And writing that way is immensely enjoyable. But there are times when a writer must take readers into consideration. Read More

Creative Writing Prompts for Movie Lovers

Creative Writing Prompts for Movie Lovers

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How to Write Better Stories

How to Write Better Stories

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Poetry Writing Ideas and Activities

Poetry Writing Ideas and Activities

Try something new with these poetry writing ideas and activities. A poem can come out of nowhere and land on the page, fully formed, in just a few minutes. A poem can also... [Read more]

Debunking Common Myths About Writing

Debunking Common Myths About Writing

Have you fallen for any of these myths about writing? Myths abound in the world of the arts, and writers are not immune to them. Many of us succumb to the fallacies that are... [Read more]

How to Develop Better Writing Habits

How to Develop Better Writing Habits

Develop better writing habits. There’s only one way to become a better writer, and that is through lots of practice. Some people are born with talent. Writing comes... [Read more]

Writing Tips: Writing is Rewriting

Writing Tips: Writing is Rewriting

Writing tips: writing is rewriting. Or is it? Those of us who spend a lot of time studying the craft of writing inevitably come across bits of writing advice that we hear... [Read more]

Writing Resources: Telling True Stories

Writing Resources: Telling True Stories

Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide. Human beings are built for story. Story is how we perceive the world around us and how we understand ourselves and... [Read more]

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