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Better Stories Start with Better Interviews

When it comes to developing a story, we need to think of the readers first. This means that in order to write a good story (fictional or no), you need to understand how your story’s readers may interpret it. Interviewing is an easy way to get into your readers’ minds. Here are five tips to help you learn how to interview effectively so that you can write the stories (both real and fictional) that resonate most with readers:…

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Break Through Writer's Block Using Digital Transcription Services

Writer’s block is not the boss of you! Writer’s block is when your mind seizes up and it feels like no ideas are going to come out of it ever again. The characters fall silent. No time passes in the world you’ve created. No new words come to the page. You’re completely dried up. It’s one of the worst feelings for a writer! But it’s not incurable. You’ll find your ideas again!…

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It's NaNoWriMo Time Again

Do you have a novel in you, just waiting to be born? They say everyone does! November may be Movember to some, but to us it’s always been National Novel Writing Month, lovingly (if awkwardly) abbreviated NaNoWriMo. What will YOUR novel be about? (Photo by John Schnobrich) The event begins on November 1, and the goal is to write a 50,000-word novel by midnight on the last day of the month.…

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