Writing Cabin Not Required

Writing Cabin Not Required

Uninterrupted blocks of time are a requirement of any serious practice, but author Lev Grossman cautions against falling for the romantic notion that a writer needs to live in self-imposed exile to create great work. Visit BuzzFeed to read his...
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UNC Writing Center Handouts

UNC Writing Center Handouts

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill maintains a list of writing-related, instructional handouts on its website: http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/   Overview of Handouts [one_half padding=”0 10px 0 0″] Writing the Paper Argumen...
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Murder Your Darlings

Murder Your Darlings

Origins Most writers know the phrase “murder your darlings” or “kill your darlings” that advises deleting what Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch called extraneous ornamentation. Deliberate or not, such self-indulgent writing draws attention to s...
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Style Sheet for Your Manuscript

Literary agent Rachelle Gardner offers good advice for keeping track of style, setting, names, and preferred spelling. See Rachelle Gardner’s article “How to Create a Style Sheet for Your Manuscript.” http://www.rachellegardner.com/2013/06/cr...
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