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Sharp Objects – An Exploration of the Journey from the Book to the Small Screen

Gillian Flynn is thriller content’s current queen. First came Gone Girl. Next came Sharp Objects, this summer’s thriller-series-to-watch, adapted from book to small screen. Book to Small Screen Six years ago, Flynn’s novel Gone Girl skyrocketed to the top of the publishing charts. Readers everywhere got a taste of Flynn’s gothic, lingering tone and engaging,… Continue reading Sharp Objects – An Exploration of the Journey from the Book to the Small Screen

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Are You a Good Writer? Here’s Why the Answer Doesn’t Matter (And What Actually Counts When You’re a Professional Writer)

When thinking of good writers, someone like Ursula K. Le Guin comes to mind, a brilliant wordsmith with seemingly endless talent. Yet, Le Guin herself railed against pigeonholing writers. During a home interview, she remarked with snark, “I don’t want to be reduced to being ‘the sci-fi writer.’” She instead wanted to be remembered as… Continue reading Are You a Good Writer? Here’s Why the Answer Doesn’t Matter (And What Actually Counts When You’re a Professional Writer)

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Your Reading Habits & Why They Are Important for Your Quality of Writing

To be a good writer, you must be a great reader. At first glance and to the untrained eye, that concept may seem inaccurate and a little odd. However, most authors live and die by that creed – making sure that they implement an active and regular schedule of reading into their lives as they… Continue reading Your Reading Habits & Why They Are Important for Your Quality of Writing

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Expert Tips: How to Write a Killer E-book

Writing an e-book seems like a serious undertaking. Some people may get intimidated when they have to begin writing, especially when they stare at a blank page. Writing a killer e-book doesn’t have to be difficult if you follow some expert tips. Choose a Topic and Title One of the most important decisions you can… Continue reading Expert Tips: How to Write a Killer E-book

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How To Promote Yourself As A Writer Without Being Too Pushy

Promoting yourself as a writer can be a daunting task. You don’t want to be too pushy but you also don’t want to get lost in the shuffle. You don’t want your work in the slush pile but you don’t want to be one of those writers who annoy editors on a regular basis. When… Continue reading How To Promote Yourself As A Writer Without Being Too Pushy

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10 Ways to Improve Your Creative Writing

Writing the perfect story is a lot like producing a lip-smacking dish. All the ingredients must be carefully selected and measured before they are blended to create a melting pot of spices that entice a foodie’s soul. But no matter how good you are at crafting an engaging story (or cooking a delectable dish), there… Continue reading 10 Ways to Improve Your Creative Writing

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Everything You Need to Know Before Writing Your First Paragraph

Once you sit down in front of the blank screen, you’ll find out that putting together that first sentence is the most challenging aspect of the entire process. Getting over the hurdle will streamline the rest of the writing, enabling you to complete the task quickly and efficiently. Lacking inspiration and knowledge about what you… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know Before Writing Your First Paragraph