Writing & Speaking

6 Surprising Ways to Write Better Interview Questions

The article 6 Surprising Ways to Write Better Interview Questions appeared first on The Write Practice. Interviews are a great way to practice your writing skills, regardless of the genre you work in. But how can you write interview questions that produce effective conversations? Read on to hear some expert advice on building an interview Read more

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Social Media for Writers: Practical Tips and Tricks

The article Social Media for Writers: Practical Tips and Tricks appeared first on The Write Practice. Social media is prevalent these days. Whether you love it or hate it, social platforms have become an essential marketing tool—not just for companies and businesses, but for authors and artists as well. Being a creator means getting your Read more

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Character Backstory and Memory: Definitions and When to Use Each

The article Character Backstory and Memory: Definitions and When to Use Each appeared first on The Write Practice. The choices your fictional characters make within your story are shaped by their past, which means sometimes, you’ll need to communicate to your reader events that happened before your story began. Not sure how? Try memory or Read more

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How to Write Lore That Will Deepen Your Fantasy World

The article How to Write Lore That Will Deepen Your Fantasy World appeared first on The Write Practice. We can all name a few good fantasy stories off the top of our heads—Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings come to mind. A good fantasy story is immersive. It pulls you in and makes you Read more

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Launching a Sequel: 3 Challenges of Book 2 and How to Handle Them

The article Launching a Sequel: 3 Challenges of Book 2 and How to Handle Them appeared first on The Write Practice. You might think that after launching your first book, any subsequent books would be easier. You know the process to write, edit, and publish now, so it should be simple, right? But from writing Read more

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Writing a Children’s Book: Does it Need to Rhyme?

The article Writing a Children’s Book: Does it Need to Rhyme? appeared first on The Write Practice. You want to write a children’s book and you’re ready to put words to paper. Do your words need to rhyme in children’s books? Not necessarily, but perhaps. How’s that for an elusive answer? In this article about Read more

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How to Unlock All 5 Senses in Your Writing

The article How to Unlock All 5 Senses in Your Writing appeared first on The Write Practice. As writers, we are especially aware of the five senses, especially when we focus on setting or descriptive writing. The five senses should work together to transport our readers into our character’s world and to bring the story Read more

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Grammar Help: Affect Versus Effect

The article Grammar Help: Affect Versus Effect appeared first on The Write Practice. The grammar topic we’ll review today is a pair of words that trip up many a writer. Maybe you’ve been affected by using the word effect incorrectly before too? What’s the difference between affect vs. effect? Let’s see if we can clear Read more

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Independence Day Writing Prompt

The article Independence Day Writing Prompt appeared first on The Write Practice. Today, Americans are celebrating our independence. It’s a day full of cookouts and fireworks and enjoying the sun. It’s also a great day for a writing prompt! In a previous post, Jeff wrote about the many forms of independence. Today, let’s take a look Read more

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How to Overcome Doubt and Find Your Calling as a Writer

The article How to Overcome Doubt and Find Your Calling as a Writer appeared first on The Write Practice. Do you ever want to give up on writing? Read on to overcome doubt and find your calling as a writer. The impulse to quit can strike at any moment. In the beginning, when you can’t Read more