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Articles / On Writing

I have found that the old adage actions speak louder than words is especially true in writing. One of the more difficult elements for a writer of fiction is the use of subtlety to show who your characters are. Especially when it’s so much easier to simply have your character say, “Derek is a jerk! Can you believe what he said to Sharon?” Then there’s the...

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Writing Exercises

Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! Making time to write is difficult. We all have heavy demands on our time. Not to mention that just because we want to write doesn’t always mean it’s easy to write. The greatest authors have all said that if you want to improve as a writer, you have to write every day. It doesn’t matter...

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Writing Exercises

Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise centers on loss and challenges you to dig deep with your ability to show emotion without using some of the keywords we rely on, such as feel, love, hate, ache, etc. How will you spin the scene? Will your protagonist be angry, or lost, or devoid of feeling? How will you show...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is to create a scene where temptation is your character’s only vice. The temptation could range from things that your main character can’t resist, such as a cupcake on the counter to a seductive protagonist who can’t live without whips and chains.  The point is to...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise challenges you to experiment with dialogue and write a conversation between two characters, but have one of them constantly misconstrue what the other is saying. There are so many possible ways to spin an exercise like this. You could choose to have it go dark and...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! For this week’s writing exercise we’re asking you to remove your ability to see and use your other senses to write from a blind perspective. If you’d like to challenge yourself, make the ability to see unrelated to the use of physical eyes, but rather something else that is equally...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts   Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise is a “what if” lesson. Imagine a world where soap was never invented, soap was never made widely available to the general population, or humanity never realized the importance of soap to cleanliness and health. Now take a scene from one of your stories and...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise combines an unlikely pair: tragedy and humor. In today’s world it’s not hard to find both. How will you spin the scene? Writing Exercise: Write a scene involving a tragic circumstance but make it humorous We hope you enjoy this feature and feel free to share...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! Dysfunction. We’ve all seen those families, some of us are even a part of them, in fact most families have some form or manifestation of dysfunction because, let’s face it, no one’s perfect, right? With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, we wanted to sprinkle your holiday creativity with...

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Writing Exercises

Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts Welcome to the Write Divas Featured Writing Exercises & Prompts! This week’s writing exercise involves a superhero, her child, and her archenemy.   A superhero takes her child trick-or-treating and accidentally discovers the secret lair of her archenemy. Write the scene in a different POV than you normally would. How will you spin this scene?   We hope you enjoy...

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