Articles / On Writing

Divas On Writing Instant Gratification: What’s the Hurry?   Instant gratification, oh what a lovely thing to have with just about anything. Am I right? Hawaii? Let’s go. A new car? Why not. The new issue of People magazine? Snatched that up. Instant gratification can happen with so many things.  For me, I would love to buy a new Coach purse NOW. But do I...

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Recs

Divas Recommend: Writing Secret: all you need is CURIOSITY and SURPRISE By Guy Bergstrom   I love when I come across a keeper phrase, and while looking for a writing article to recommend for the blog, I found this gem “Writing Secret: all you need is CURIOSITY and SURPRISE” by Guy Bergstrom at The Red Pen of Doom. While discussing what’s important in novel writing, Guy tells...

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Writing Prompts

Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises! This week’s writing prompt is music: Maddi Jane performing a mashup of “Sing” by Ed Sheeran and “A Sky Full Of Stars” by Coldplay.  How does this mashup change the way you see the two songs? How can you apply this to your writing? Find a way to do something...

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Interviews

Diva Interview: Author Emme Burton   Writing a realistic romance can be a quandary for many writers. Oftentimes authors pacify their readers rather than writing a romance that they feel fits their characters. Note to readers: Not all romances are happily ever afters or wrapped up in a neat bow. There are love triangles, break-ups, miscommunications… So how do you, as an author, write a...

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Articles / On Writing

Keep it Consistent – Settings   Your setting encompasses the large and the small in your book. From the state that your story is set in to the town to the home in which most of the story happens. Because you are working with a visual element in a medium of the written word, it can be hard to keep the overall picture straight in...

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Writing Prompts

Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Prompts & Exercises! This week’s writing prompt is a about evil twins.   Your evil twin returns. What do you do?   And even if you don’t have a twin, this is your chance to write something about your imaginary or not so imaginary evil twin. I know I can’t be the...

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