Posts with #tips for writers tag

Published on January 24 2017

I’m lucky: five or six absolutely wonderful books with humor, exciting language, an original way of telling a story, have recently made their way onto my reader. But there have been others too, well-written, almost interesting. Almost interesting? Yes,...

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Written by Jill Culiner

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Published on October 23 2016

I have very definite rules when writing romance. My books have to contain the following elements: · Realistic heroes and heroines — people who are just like us, and who find themselves on the magic journey of falling in love · No business moguls, no billionaires...

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Written by Jill Culiner

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Published on January 18 2016

Despite recent rehabilitation and merging of the genre with other genres, the stigma attached to the romance genre continues to be strong, with some dedicated readers embarrassed to admit to buying or even reading the books. The romance genre has over...

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Published on October 20 2015

“So, I hear you’re a writer?” The man in the blue shirt looks rather smug, arch too. “Let me tell you about something that happened to me. I bet you could make a great story out of it.” And then, with or without your acquiescence, he proceeds to roll...

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Published on September 21 2015

Are you bored to tears by the novel/short story/biography you’re working on? Is your passion to write being smothered by frustration? Are you in limbo, waiting for a book to be issued, or a manuscript to be accepted? Or perhaps you’re the sort of person...

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Published on August 20 2015

I’ve just finished writing the biography of the nineteenth-century Ukrainian poet and songster, Benjamin Ehrenkranz. Yes, he’s totally forgotten today, but back then, his tunes and words of protest drew quite a crowd. Wild, unconventional, itinerant,...

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Written by J. Arlene Culiner

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Published on July 21 2015

Okay, the job is done. The manuscript is as perfect as it ever will be (or so you think.) You've sent off a few chapters to a publisher (or an agent) and — glory be — they've written back, asking for the full manuscript. And now, here you are, chewing...

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Published on June 20 2015

You wake up early because you're inspired. The ideas are racing through your head. Today is the big day: you're just about to begin working on your most brilliant manuscript. And then... Well, come visit, read all about what happens next. Sigh. http:...

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Published on May 21 2015

While the radio played the latest song by (name of famous pop star), she saw his (name of a luxury car) pull up in front of the house. Slipping into her (designer name) shoes that looked stunning with her (designer name) dress, she dabbed some (perfume...

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Published on April 20 2015

Want to know why writers should avoid using name brands? Come visit the Savvy Authors blog and leave a comment: http://savvyauthors.com/blog/index.php/avoid-those-name-brands-by-j-arlene-culiner/

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