take your writing seriously

Take Your Writing Seriously

Please welcome guest author Jack Woodville London, author of A Novel Approach (To Writing Your First Book). “What I find hard about writing,” Nora Ephron said, “is the writing.” There’s a difference between writing and typing. Writers produce. Typists reproduce. Okay, that’s a bit harsh. Writers believe that a story worth telling is worth telling…Read More

2014 Poem-A-Day Challenge.

3 Tips for April’s Poem-a-Day Challenge

April is National Poetry Month! Please welcome guest poet Bartholomew Barker with some tips on participating in Writer’s Digest’s Poem-a-Day Challenge. I agree with T. S. Eliot: “April is the cruelest month.” April is National Poetry Month. For the past seven years, Writer’s Digest editor Robert Lee Brewer has presented the April Poem-A-Day Challenge on…Read More

first chapter

Nailing Your Novel’s First Chapter

Please welcome guest author Ellen Brock with a post on writing a captivating first chapter for your novel. First chapters are important. Really important. If you’re submitting to agents and editors, your first chapter is not only their first impression of your work, but it’s often their only impression. This is a lot of pressure….Read More

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