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Divas Recommend: How To Write Dynamic Dialogue by Shay Goodman Diva Shay had some great articles this year. One of my favorites is How To Write Dynamic Dialogue. She lays out her writing advice very thoroughly, it’s easy to learn from her words of wisdom. Check out her article and lets us know how you incorporated her techniques in your writing.  


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Divas Recommend: Don’t Use Five-Dollar Words by Jen Matera This year we decided to share our favorite articles by our fellow Divas. For me, I just love this humorous look at Don’t Use a Five-Dollar Words by Jen Matera. Serious, egad! The curse of the five-dollar words. You see them everywhere–articles on the Net, your favorite guilty pleasure read, roadside signs that leave you scratching...

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For the next two weeks, the Divas are going to break from our regularly scheduled programming by opening the vault of our past articles and recommending our favorite articles by the Divas. We hope you experience all the joys (and none of the annoys) of the holiday season and our favorite articles from Write Divas!   Divas Recommend: Why Women Love Alpha Males in Romance...

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Divas Recommend: 10 Signs You’re Ignoring Constructive Criticism of Your Writing by Amy Spahn As an editor, it’s my job to give constructive criticism. It’s what I get paid to do. Along the way, I try to offer some praise for the elements of a story that work, but most of my feedback does not involve writing a sonnet extolling the virtues of a manuscript...

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Divas Recommend: Write The Hard Stuff: Facial Expressions by Margie Lawson   I couldn’t love this article more by Margie Lawson on the Writers In The Storm blog.  I’m like her and can’t stand clichés. But the problem with a lot of independent authors now is that clichés have become so commonplace, no one realizes they’re clichés anymore. It’s the dumbing down of writing, in my opinion. There are...

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Divas Recommend: Connect with Your Creative Writer by Tina Su If you haven’t ever been to the Think Simple Now website, you are missing out. Great articles for personal growth and development. It is a self-described “personal development community,” and they are dedicated to helping others find enlightenment, fulfillment, and clarity in their lives. Founder Tina Su brings us a great article today about how...

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Divas Recommend: #Nanowrimo Conflict: The Fuel Of Your Story By Bob Mayer   It’s November, and for many of us that means Nanowrimo. So what better to recommend to our readers than this article, #Nanowrimo Conflict: The Fuel Of Your Story, by Bob Mayer on his blog, Write on the River, to help authors understand and create believable conflict. In this article, Bob discusses the...

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Divas Recommend: The Eight Character Archetypes of the Hero’s Journey by Chris Winkle I ran across Chris Winkle’s article “The Eight Character Archetypes of the Hero’s Journey” on the Mythcreants website a month or so ago and wanted to share it with our readers. Winkle covers the different roles characters take on in the myth structure or the hero’s journey. Complete with pictures and examples...

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Diva Recommend: Editing Pet Peeves by Laura Drake Nothing pleases me more than reading a book without many of my personal editing pet peeves. If anyone has read my reviews on my personal blog, The Flirty Reader, you would see in many of my reviews how I praise authors for mastering show vs. tell. This is my number one pet peeve when an author doesn’t understand how...

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Divas Recommend How to Participate in NaNoWriMo You’ve heard of NaNoWriMo, and it sounds really cool, but you have no idea where to begin. What’s it’s about, are the goals reasonable, is it fun? Well, WikiHow comes to the rescue with some great tips to get you started on your NaNoWriMo journey. So if you are just NaNo curious or you need an article to...

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