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Category Archives: Writing Tips
Short Stories Open Doors
By Randi Samuelson-Brown Ah…the ever-changing landscape of writing and publishing. For those just in the beginning phases of their writing and publishing journey, I do have a fewwords that might help. Know that when one option is taken off the table, another one is usuallywaiting in the wings. The problem is to locate that newContinue reading “Short Stories Open Doors”
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A Journey Through the World of Journalism
Join, Susan Tweit as she takes us on a journey to Uncovering the Truth: A Journey Through the World of Journalism.This free webinar hosted by Women Writing the West, Building Better Learning, takes place on May 10, 2023.Deadline to register is May 6, 2023. An award-winning writer, Susan J Tweit is a member of Women Writing the West. SheContinue reading “A Journey Through the World of Journalism”
Building Better Learning
Women Writing the West are proud to announce the formation of an Education Committee.
Do You Annoy Your Readers?
When you write, do you ever think that your work might annoy people? John W. Howell says the inspiration for this post was a series of tweets that people found annoying in books they have read. Hello SEers, It’s John again. Happy Hump Day. Today I want to talk about things that annoy readers. InContinue reading “Do You Annoy Your Readers?”
Find Your Best Ideas
Could you use six ways to find your best ideas before you start writing? K. M. Welland may have some answers for you. For writers, ideas are the primal matter. No ideas, no stories. But sometimes trying to figure out how to find your best ideas is like catching butterflies. They flit in; they flitContinue reading “Find Your Best Ideas”
Are you attending the 2022 Women Writing the West Conference? Whether you are a seasoned conference attendee or a first timer, these tips will be a reminder of things to do in preparing to attend, while you are there, and when you get home from the upcoming . Robert Lee Brewer has eight tips forContinue reading “Conference Tips”
Making Your Fiction A Place You Want To Be
Author Janet Key shares the feeling of not wanting to revisit the world she was creating and the tools she used to help make her fiction a place she wanted to be. Last fall, I decided with great determination that it was finally time to finish that literary novel of mine. At that point, IContinue reading “Making Your Fiction A Place You Want To Be”
Four Reasons to Use Internal Thoughts in Your Writing
K. M. Allan talks us through four reasons to use internal thoughts in our writing. A majestic cypress tree grew outside my grade 11 classroom window, eons ago. I remember spending hours staring at it, exploring its velvety green branches and reflecting on the boredom of my classes and wondering what I might do withContinue reading “Four Reasons to Use Internal Thoughts in Your Writing”