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Ellen L Hughes: Ask for Help

Guest post by Ellen L. Hughes, author of Be a Smart Client Ask for Help; Get More Help Working as a paralegal for over 20 years, I noticed many clients were intimidated by lawyers and the legal system.

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CWC Collaborative Writing Challenge

What do you get when you cross a collaborative writing project with a story coordinator? A publishable piece of fiction writing! Welcome to the home of CWC!

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Fall in Love with the Reader

Someone should write a book where the main character slowly falls in love with the reader. And writers, if you don’t fall in love with your readers, your book will fail. Fall in love. Every day.

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F Scott Fitzgerald on Writing

You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Voltaire on Writing

Writing is the painting of the voice. — Voltaire

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Toni Morrison on Writers and Writing

I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it. — Toni Morrison

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Leo Babauta: 14 Observations on Writing

1. Write every damn day. Yes, even weekends. Yes, even when you’re busy with other crap. Each day I write a blog post, an article for Sea Change, part of my new book, or perhaps part of a novel. If I don’t have enough to write every day, I start a new writing project. I […]

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Six Word Stories for Those Who Want to Write Better

If you want to write better, start by trying to write a very short story in six words. Here, for example, are some short stories featured on SixWordStories.net. This website was inspired by the original short short story by Ernest Hemingway: For sale: baby shoes, never worn.

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