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Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Julie Kibler, author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events. “Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Recommendation Letter

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Recommendation Letter

Writing a recommendation letter requires being completely honest, highlighting the great qualities and touching on the poorer qualities of the one being recommended. Be honest when recommending an individual with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her plays have… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Thank-You Note to Your Boss

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Thank-You Note to Your Boss

Writing a thank-you note to a boss offers encouragement and expresses appreciation in a polite format. Thank a boss in a pleasant note with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her plays have been seen and heard from Alaska… Read Article →

Author Stories Podcast Episode 676 | Sara Collins Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 676 | Sara Collins Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel. “A startling, compelling historical debut novel. . . should be on top of your vacation reading pile.” -The Washington Post “A stunning debut. . . . I love this book.” –Guardian “Reminiscent of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace . . . [a] devious, richly detailed debut.” –O: The Oprah Magazine A servant and former slave… Read Article →

Share Your Creative Writing on WritingFloor.com

Share Your Creative Writing on WritingFloor.com

Share your poems and stories! Sign up for WritingFloor.com: Add your story to WritingFloor.com and share it with me here: WritingFloor is a community for creative writers where you can share your writing, connect with others, and provide and receive feedback. RELATED VIDEO: The END of NaNoWriMo If you enjoyed this video please LIKE, SHARE & SUBSCRIBE! The Josh Speaks is a weekly vlog series where I bring you videos… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Friendly Letter

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Friendly Letter

Writing a friendly letter is a classic way to express affection and to extend the lines of communication to a friend. Communicate the old-fashioned way in a letter with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her plays have been… Read Article →

Be The Next Best Selling Author With These 19 Tips

Be The Next Best Selling Author With These 19 Tips

Full article on our site + infographic For other similar videos such as this, check out our “Reading / Writing Tips & Tricks” playlist – Well established authors tend to say that if you want to learn how to write better, you must develop the right writing habits. Get rid of the distractions, switch off your phone, take advantage of the pomodoro technique and of course not forgetting the most… Read Article →

Business & Creative Writing : What to Write in a Birthday Card

Business & Creative Writing : What to Write in a Birthday Card

When writing in a birthday card, be sure to wish them a happy birthday, send best wishes for the upcoming year, express personal emotions and include the date. Write an unique birthday message for someone special using this free video on writing from a certified writing instructor. Expert: Laura Minnigerode Contact: www.youngwritersworkshops.com Bio: Laura Minnigerode is a writing instructor and former classroom teacher. Filmmaker: Todd Green hi i'm laura from… Read Article →

Creative Writing Quote of the Week episode 4: Stephen King 'set loose the monsters

Creative Writing Quote of the Week episode 4: Stephen King 'set loose the monsters

Creative Writing Quote of the Week episode 4: Stephen King ‘set loose the monsters This week’s quote of the week is from the wonderful Stephen King once again; the inventor of scary clowns and master of horror. This is what he has to say: “I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose.” In Stephen King’s case, of course, these are literal monsters. But you can… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Teach Students to Revise Their Writing

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Teach Students to Revise Their Writing

Teaching students to revise their writing begins with reviewing a rough draft, offering substantial comments on the piece and providing an opportunity for a rewrite. Encourage students to revise their writing with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Fairy Tale

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Fairy Tale

Writing a fairy tale requires research into past-written fairy tales, deciding on a moral to illustrate and creating characters with supernatural inclinations to tell the story. Create a fantasy for people to learn from with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude… Read Article →

The Write Channel Course, lesson 2: Establishing a writing habit

The Write Channel Course, lesson 2: Establishing a writing habit

The write channel lesson 2, establishing a writing habit So you want to become a novelist, or hone your creative writing skills? One of the best things you can do is establish a writing habit. This video takes you through a number of things you can do to help. This includes tactics like Morning Pages, as originally outlined by Julia Cameron in her non-fiction book The Artist’s Way, and setting… Read Article →

Business & Creative Writing : Writing a Resume

Business & Creative Writing : Writing a Resume

To write a resume, include personal contact information, an objective statement, specific skills for the job and lists of past employment, education and awards. Make a stellar resume by adding referrals with this free video from a certified writing instructor. Expert: Laura Minnigerode Contact: www.youngwritersworkshops.com Bio: Laura Minnigerode is a writing instructor and former classroom teacher. Filmmaker: Todd Green hi i'm laura from youngwritersworkshops.com i'm gonna talk about writing a… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Story Coming of Age

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Write a Story Coming of Age

Writing a story coming of age requires creating a character who is capable of change and growth and putting them in a obstacle-filled environment. Develop a character to come of age with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her… Read Article →

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Start a Writing Career

Practical & Creative Writing Lessons : How to Start a Writing Career

Starting a writing career begins with choosing a genre, joining a writing group of peers and submitting written works to publishing houses. Begin a career as a writer with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her plays have been… Read Article →

Creative Writing: Narrative Writing Tips-  What to Write When You're Stuck!

Creative Writing: Narrative Writing Tips- What to Write When You're Stuck!

Creative Writing: Narrative Writing Tips- What to Write When You’re Stuck! Isn’t is awful when you have no clue what to write about? And you’re on a deadline or expected to ace an assessment or exam? This is the place to learn about how to use what you have already to help you move forward in your creative writing. Links Discount Public Speaking Course Excel in English excelinenglish.com.au oh hi… Read Article →

Five Tips to Hack Short Story Writing

Five Tips to Hack Short Story Writing

Short stories are an asset in today’s ebook market. They can be used to attract readers, as giveaways, introductions to characters, and so many other things. But first you have to know how to write one – a really good one! Short story writing is an art entirely different from writing a novel. Get five key tips on how to write a short story and hack the process so that… Read Article →

UNBOXING Write-Brain Workbook by Bonnie Neubauer FlipThru - Writing Prompts Workbook for Writers

UNBOXING Write-Brain Workbook by Bonnie Neubauer FlipThru – Writing Prompts Workbook for Writers

Wondering whether or not this book is worth it? Check out this page-by-page flip thru. It’s a little too random and all over the place for my style but if you’re just looking for some ideas for fun when you’re bored, this might be the book for you. Or if you want to purchase a book for a small child who is interested in creative writing exercises this could be… Read Article →

Academic Writing Tips : How to Write a Poem in Iambic Pentameter

Academic Writing Tips : How to Write a Poem in Iambic Pentameter

Writing a poem in iambic pentameter requires writing five metrical feet in a specific rhythm. Write a poem in iambic pentameter with tips from a produced playwright in this free video on writing. Expert: Laura Turner Bio: Laura Turner received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., graduating magna cum laude with honors. Her plays have been seen and heard from Alaska to Tennessee…. Read Article →