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Suspending Belief

In life, we face many situations that we just know will have a particular outcome. Even knowing that we still hold on to hope, to doubts, and to the belief that maybe, just maybe, we can change the outcome. Sometimes these are good situations and

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Raising Voices: Treasure Chest Adventures

Savannah is the daughter of my best friend and partner here on Our Write Side, Stephanie. She is currently a rising high school sophomore. Her favorite activity is singing, and she is an avid soccer, basketball, and volleyball player. Her future goals include joining her

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The Push for a Literary Agent: What to look for, what to skip.

My first book, Crystal Unicorns, is self-published on Amazon.?? But most of us, including me, still have that itch to be traditionally published especially by one of the bigger houses.?? To do so, you simply have to have an agent.?? The big publishers don???t read

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Emotions in Writing: Grief

As writers, we want our characters to breath with life.?? To do that they must have emotions and be true to them.?? To kill off a main character in front of your protagonist and not have them react is unrealistic.?? But are the emotions you

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Coldly Calculating: Three Strikes

I will be your host each week as we probe the darker corners of your imagination. This series is meant to help feed your mystery/horror muse, so try to give us chills! The prompt is open to interpretation, but try to include the phrase somewhere

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Elements of a Good Book Cover

It???s the first thing your reader sees.?? Whether it is the front, back, or spine, it should immediately draw their attention.?? You want them to pick it up, to open it to the first page.?? Then you have about thirty seconds to make your case.??

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Do You Have a Street Team?

?????????????????????????????? No, it???s not a gang???well, it is???but not the West Side Story Jets and Sharks fighting with knives.?? A writer???s street team are the proverbial ground pounders spreading the word of your brilliance and talent. ?????????????????????????????? We all know we are backed by friends

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