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“Dialogue is too hard,” said the writer.

"Many writers say they find writing dialogue difficult," writes Rowena Macdonald over at Glimmer Train. "Without wishing to sound self-aggrandizing, ...
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Silencing Self-Doubt in Your Writing: Perception is Everything

Stop navel gazing. There's nothing new under the sun. What makes you think you have something interesting to say? Get ...
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That May Be A Contender: Allison Alsup’s two cents on writing contests

In the competitive world of literary publishing, contests can be especially hard to navigate. Earlier this month, NOWW fiction instructor ...
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Don’t Be Afraid to Cut and Paste by Tom Andes, Fiction I

When I finish a story, I find myself attached to decisions I’ve made, often without thinking about them. While I ...
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