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The Top 10+ Writing YouTube Channels (2022)

The article The Top 10+ Writing YouTube Channels (2022) appeared first on The Write Practice. While the craft of writing hasn’t gotten any easier for writers over time, the methods and avenues for learning and practicing writing skills have expanded in so many ways. Take a look at my list of more than ten top Read more

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Proust Questionnaire: 35 Questions To Ask Your Characters From Marcel Proust

The article Proust Questionnaire: 35 Questions To Ask Your Characters From Marcel Proust appeared first on The Write Practice. How do you get to know someone? But really get to know them, beyond the surface level things like where they grew up, what they do for work, and what hobbies they enjoy? Finding ways to get Read more

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3 Creative Tricks to Find Your Character’s Voice

The article 3 Creative Tricks to Find Your Character’s Voice appeared first on The Write Practice. Great characters feel real. They talk, act, and respond to stress in ways we recognize, with their own personal character voice. We can relate to them because they seem human. To write a character that leaps off the page, Read more

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12 Creative Tips to Market Your Children’s Book

The article 12 Creative Tips to Market Your Children’s Book appeared first on The Write Practice. No matter how you publish your children’s book—traditional or self-published—you will still need to market your books to increase awareness and drive sales of your books. Check out these twelve creative tips to get you started! In this series Read more

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How to Write a Screenplay: The 5 Step Process

The article How to Write a Screenplay: The 5 Step Process appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever wondered how to write a screenplay? Have you fantasized about writing a Hollywood movie or, with a bit of luck, creating the next great TV series? In a visual age, with the decline of traditional Read more

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Maybe vs. May Be: The Simple Trick to Always Keep Them Straight

The article Maybe vs. May Be: The Simple Trick to Always Keep Them Straight appeared first on The Write Practice. If you want to improve your writing, it doesn’t hurt to master some English grammar skills. One of the questions a lot of writers asks is how to use the word maybe: specifically, when to Read more

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9 Action Story Clichés to Avoid As a Writer

The article 9 Action Story Clichés to Avoid As a Writer appeared first on The Write Practice. Writing an action story or screenplay can be a lot of fun. There’s something exhilarating about writing fast-paced action sequences filled with excitement and suspense. However, it’s important to avoid common clichés—overused ideas or stereotypes lacking original thought—if Read more

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Children’s Book Agents: Answers to the Six Most Asked Questions

The article Children’s Book Agents: Answers to the Six Most Asked Questions appeared first on The Write Practice. Last time we looked at the different routes to publishing your children’s book in our series on How to Write a Children’s Book. If you decide that the traditional publishing route is for you, you will hear Read more

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Literary Genres: Definition and Examples of the 4 Essential Genres and 100+ Subgenres

The article Literary Genres: Definition and Examples of the 4 Essential Genres and 100+ Subgenres appeared first on The Write Practice. What are literary genres? Do they actually matter to readers? How about to writers? What types of literary genres exist? And if you’re a writer, how do you decide which genre to write in? Read more