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Know the difference between Plot vs. Story?

One of the biggest tools in any writer’s toolbox is to know the difference between plot and story. If it's not clearly defined in the planning stages of fiction writing, the narrative becomes unclear to the reader. Have you ever read something that was all action or dialogue? At the end of the piece, if you make …

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5 Quick Fixes for Writer’s Block

Even the most seasoned writer has an occasional bout of writer’s bock. Novice or not, don’t fret. Here are five things you can do right now to get your creative juices pouring again. 1)     Get Up Staring at a blank Word page can be like swimming in the ocean. Unless you can see …

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National Poetry month April

Did you know April is National Poetry Month?

Started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, this month-long celebration was  originally designed to get the word out about contemporary poets and poetry in the United States. The Academy of American Poets offers many resources for aspiring or seasoned poets. To visit the home page click here. In April many libraries, publishers, schools …

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10 Sweet to Kinky Movies to Watch this Valentine’s Day

10 Movies to get you into the mood for love or lust