News tagged with ‘novel writing’

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Help…I Have Writer’s Block

by Loretta C. Rogers

One again, Loretta Rogers provides us with a blog for “Tidbit Thursday” and addresses the old problem of writer’s block. Loretta also shares ideas and ways to overcome this common phenomena. Enjoy!

Plot Inspiration for Your Next Novel

by Loretta C. Rogers

On this latest Tidbit Thursday blog, Loretta C. Rogers provides insight into the various types of plot definitions, and examples of novels that match those definitions. The examples provide a level of clarity for us to better understand the types of books one might read to gain a better understanding of creating a plot line for a particular story. Every writer struggling to develop a coherent and cohesive plot for their latest novel will find this blog insightful.

Motivation for Prodding Your Muse #10

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Here is the tenth in a series of motivational blogs provided by SSRA member Barbara Cairns. Each blog is an excerpt from “The Writer’s Devotional” and provides inspirational messages for us as writers. Once again, please enjoy!

An Author’s Guide to Goal Setting

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Through this blog, Ane Ryan Walker shares some “pearls” of wisdom for any author, published or unpublished. You don’t need to be a member of the Sunshine State Romance Authors to appreciate this advice.

Boogie Writes: War of the Goal-Makers

by Jennifer Taylor

Do you have trouble balancing your writing life with your personal or business life? This month’s Boogie Writes finds Jennifer Taylor attempting to do just that. Perhaps she has the secret that will help us all find our own writer’s balance. Read on!

Dialogue and Action Tags

by SSRA Blog Contributor

Today, Michael Ditchfield gives us his perspective on the use of dialogue tags. Join us as Michael discusses how not to overuse those two pesky words, “said” and “asked”.

Loretta’s Thursday Tidbit – Women’s Fiction

by Loretta C. Rogers

In this weeks Thursday Tidbit, Loretta Rogers provides insights into writing compelling women’s fiction. She describes the similarities and differences that exist between women’s fiction and romance. What is that big difference? Women’s fiction deals mainly with women’s relationships to other women, rather than women’s relationships with men. Enjoy!