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Writing Retreats: What Are They Are and How to Find Them

Writing retreats are opportunities for writers to sequester themselves away and accomplish one goal – writing.  Some retreats are held in conjunction with writers conferences and workshops while others are less formals. No matter the type of retreat, you will travel and get a change of scenery that hopefully will help spark your creativity. The […]

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A List of Writing Organizations

If you’re an author, chances are you’ve given some thought to joining writing organizations, if you haven’t already.  The question is:  Which organizations are the best to join.  Here is a list to point you in the right direction: American Society of Journalists and Authors This organizations specializes in nonfiction writers.  It is open mainly […]

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Critique Groups for Writers

Critique groups are an invaluable resource for aspiring and established writers alike.  These groups can be online or meet face-to-face, but either way they provide a valuable service.  Why are critique groups for writers so useful? “As writers, we are generally voracious readers as well,” the website Writing Craft explains. “You may not realize it, […]

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Where to Write? Is There Really a Best Place to Write?

Where is the best place to write?  If you’re an author or aspiring author, you’ve no doubt been asked this question, often by colleagues.  The answer isn’t that simple.  It’s very much a personal choice based on where the writer is the most comfortable and productive. The internet is full of advice on where an […]

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Everyone Can Write, Not Everyone Is a Writer

We live in a digital age, and one of the downsides is that, with the advent of blogs and self publishing, anyone can become a published author. The problem here is that while everyone can write, not everyone is a writer. Writing — good effective writing — is a talent and a craft which must be developed. Not everyone […]

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