Morgan Lusch

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Fiction Writing Tips: How to Create Outline and Generate Ideas

When you write a story or a book, it’s only going to be useful for your readers, when you finish it. What I’ve heard from time to time, young …

Smashing The Fiction Writing Bottleneck

<b>So you’re writing</b> about six different novels all at the same time and none of them are getting done and you just can’t decide which to work on next. …

Gotham Writers Workshop

Fiction Writing | Level I<p>10-week Workshop<p><b>NYC info, tuition: $425</b> (returning students: $395)<b><br>Online info, tuition: $409</b> (returning students: …

The Kill Zone: Fiction Writing Keys for Non-Outliners

The 12 Question Fiction Writing Conflict Test

A good book offers interesting characters in conflict with each other, but how do you tell if you have enough in your novel? Read this post, then …

Creative ways to fiction writing

At the creative writing workshop ‘Writing what you know: Using autobiography in fiction’, conducted by Nina McConigley, participants kept pouring in …

Seven Fiction Writing Rules

April 27, 2015 | By Kate Foster | 8 Replies More<p>Overwhelmed by fiction-writing advice? Me too, and I’m an editor as well as a writer. Everyone and …

Writing

42 Fiction Writing Tips for Novelists

Posted by Melissa Donovan on February 2, 2016 ·<p>Writing tips for fiction writers.<p>The more I explore fiction writing, the more complex and …

How to Market Your Fiction Writing Through the Brilliance of Other Authors by Jason Kong

<b>Author a book worth sharing</b><br>You didn’t think you could skip this part, did you?<p>Even if you managed to partner with the most celebrated writer in your …

Flash Fiction Writing Exercises

Try these flash fiction writing exercises.<p>These <b>fiction writing exercises</b> are designed to help fiction writers shave away the fluff and reveal the …

Creative Writing

Welcome Write to Done Writers!

<b>Visiting from Write to Done? Welcome to Simple Writing!</b><p>Pull up a seat and grab your favorite beverage.<p>Every writer—and each blog, book, or website …

Creative Writing

Writing fiction: What skills make a writer's work better?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access</i> …

Fiction Writing: How to Create a Believable World for Your Characters

When you hear the term “worldbuilding,” what comes to mind?<p>For some, it might be George Lucas’ classic <i>Star Wars</i> universe; for others, perhaps it’s …

Creative Writing

20 Tips for Writing #Romance Heroines that Readers Can Admire #writetip #amwriting #wip

Readers buy Romance novels because they want to experience the vicarious thrill of falling in love -- and usually with a man who is just a wee bit …

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

Making your way in the world today as an author is an uphill battle. There are so many details you need to learn in order to make your career as a …

Five Tips for Creating a Strong, Female Literary Character

When it comes to storytelling, exceptional characters hold the key to a powerful narrative that readers can connect with. In the world of fiction, …

Writing

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: The Wisdom of Anne Lamott

As I have mentioned here before, I can be something of a literary fangirl. Nowhere was this more apparent when I had the opportunity to see Anne Lamott speak last week. Anne Lamott.<p>Anne Freaking Lamott.<p>Let me back up here and let you know that the writing geek lives in Arkansas, a more or less …

Fiction Writing Is My Life -- And What Will Likely Destroy  Me

Few things satisfy me more than fiction writing – immersing myself in a world I've created, playing with imaginary people prone to deviant behavior. …

Writing Down the Bones: The Ten Commandments of Fiction Writing - Last post

Well here is the last two. I hope my comments helped you. Writing is always a learning process.<p><b>9.) Trust Your Editors:</b> As an editor of a small press …

Writing Voice: To Thine Own Self Be True

I’ve spent many years trying to find my own “Voice.” Don’t we all? For me, voice is what I look for in other writers, as well. The writers I …

We want your fiction

<i>Overland</i> is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be curated by Rachel Hennessy. For this special edition, …

Creating Tension with Lizard-brain Writing

Writers love their brains: We exploit our highly evolved prefrontal cortex to infuse our prose with dazzling verbiage and transport our reader to the …

Writers Writing about Writing

A couple of weeks ago I was going through my old blog posts, and I saw a pattern that jolted me.<p>I saw that I had written a <i>lot</i> about writing. Though I …

100 books to read before you die

Writing Fiction: Tips On Plot With Roz Morris

If you need to nail your novel, Roz Morris can help! In her latest book, and this podcast, she explores plot in detail to help you sort yours out. In …

I read books by only minority authors for a year. It showed me just how white our reading world is.

In 2014, I decided that for the entire year, I would not read books written by white authors. My goal was to address the reading practices I developed growing up in Australia, where white authors have dominated the literary world. My high school reading list was filled with the “classics” — …