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Lauren Schmelz

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Divas Rec: Why Now Is A Good Time To Self-Publish Serial Fiction

Divas Recommend: Writing: Why Now’s A Good Time To Self-Publish Serial Fiction By Samantha Warren Everybody and their mama are turning to serial fiction these days. With Kindle Unlimited forcing authors toward that direction, it’s no wonder you see more serials from some of your favorite authors. But serial fiction is not to be looked down upon; it’s a hot avenue for writers to take advantage...

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19 Mar 2015
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Writing A Book According To Pinterest

Writing A Book According To Pinterest How many of you know that you can use Pinterest as a writing or editing resource tool? Before Write Divas starting pinning, I had no clue that anyone would find useful pins for writing. Hey, Pinterest is all about DIY things and recipes, right? Wrong. There is a ton of great articles, lists, diagrams, pictures, prompts, and writing exercises writers can...

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09 Mar 2015
Interview: Helena Hunting
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Interview: Helena Hunting

Today we welcome Helena Hunting to the blog. She’s the author of the Clipped Wings series and the upcoming Pucked. Both have been fantastically popular when they were published online. Hunting is now taking her work into independent publishing. I wanted to speak to her today to find out how she ticks. Also, I’m a pretty big fan, so my this interview is totally for...

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04 Mar 2015
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Divas Rec: Five Stupid Writing Tricks Starting… Now

Divas Recommend: Five Stupid Writing Tricks Starting… Now So I’m a big fan of Chuck Wendig’s blog. He is amazeballs! Anyone who can work in a good curse word or twenty while effectively explaining the writing craft is hands down awesome in my book. I’m recommending his article Five Stupid Writing Tricks Starting… Now because those writing tricks are really just as he said, stupid…...

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19 Feb 2015
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Writing Character Sheets

Writing Character Sheets So you have this fab plot bunny and can’t wait to start writing your next best seller. You sit down at your computer, raring to go and not going to come up for air until you have at least five thousand words written. Sure, this sounds all hunky-dory but then the you hit the wall right around chapter four. (I know because...

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09 Feb 2015
Interview: Author Janine Cobain
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Interview: Author Janine Cobain

Diva Interview: Author Janine Cobain This year I’m showcasing indie authors in the Diva Interviews. Whether you’re well-known or just have released your first book, I want to talk to you! It’s the Write Diva thank-you to all authors out there for all of your hard work and perseverance. Today’s interview is with Irish author Janine Cobain.  Tell us a little bit about yourself and...

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04 Feb 2015
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Divas Rec: 25 Things You Should Know About Antagonists

Divas Recommend: 25 Things You Should Know About Antagonists by Chuck Wendig Chuck Wendig had delivered another killer article full of humor and really good writing advice. In his piece, 25 Things You Should Know About Antagonists, he takes you through some thought provoking insights when writing your antagonist. He looks at aspects of protagonists I haven’t imagined and I’m filing this away for future use. I...

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22 Jan 2015
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Fracking Blurbs!

Fracking Blurbs! Recently, I helped an author come up with ideas on how to write her blurb for her book. If you’re not familiar with what a blurb is, it’s basically a short synopsis used for promotional purposes like Goodreads, Amazon, book jackets, etc. But many authors hate writing them. It’s akin to scrubbing the dirtiest toilet in hell after Hades just had chili. The...

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12 Jan 2015
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Interview: Author M.A. Stacie

Diva Interview: Author M.A. Stacie Hello, M.A.! Thank you for visiting the Write Divas. We have known and worked with you for a long time, and it’s always such a pleasure to have an author such as you talk to us and our readers. Can you tell us about yourself? I always say I have three sides to me: There’s the “mum” side as I...

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07 Jan 2015
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Divas Rec: Writing What You Know by Jen Matera

Divas Recommend: Writing What You Know by Jen Matera   I can never get enough of reading Diva Jen’s articles. Not only does she balance a clever wit with the tone of the pieces but she is incredibly informative at the same time. Her article Writing What You Know is one of those articles you need to bookmark and come back to. Check it out and...

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