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How To Write A Story That Works am writing comedy female writers novel writing romantic comedies screenwriting storytelling tv writing writing comedy writing fiction writing novels writing tips May 27, 2021
Hello Writers, today I'm talking about writing a story that keeps the reader or audience invested, and evokes something to talk about after.
 
This is important.
Many stories are just "meh" and they should have worked but didn't.
 
I never want to cut any writers, cast,...
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Breaking Down Legally Blonde-the perfect romantic comedy am writing legally blonde novel writing rom-com romantic comedies screenwriting storytelling tv writing writing coach writing rom coms writing tips May 07, 2021

Hello Writers!

This week, I'm breaking down a popular romantic comedy from twenty years ago that nails it when it comes to story structure! LEGALLY BLONDE

How Legally Blonde Does it Perfectly!

When this film came out I lived with a roommate, whom I'm still friends with so I mean...

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How To Go Deeper With Your Characters am writing characters dialogue novel writing revisions screenwriting storytelling writing writing novels writing tips Apr 22, 2021

Hey, Writers! 

Happy Thursday. This week I'm talking about when you get that dreaded feedback that goes something like "I couldn't connect with the characters" or "she/he wasn't believable" or "I just didn't care." And, there's more too but you get the point. 

Your story is fine, but...

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Writing In The First Person Mistakes That All Writers Make author tips fiction writing first pages first person how to open a novel novel writing writing novels writing tips Apr 08, 2021

This week I've been focusing on how to get you noticed when you are submitting your query letters and my new course on writing the perfect pitch is open now! 

YOU CAN SIGN UP HERE 

 for the Pitch Fix (it's just $37) 

But, the truth is if you don't have killer opening pages...

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The Importance of Writing Goals am writing novel writing writer goals writing goals writing novels Mar 17, 2021

Good Morning Writers! 

It's Paddy's Day!!!! 

This week, I'm behind in everything but the one thing that has kept me on track, is that I have a GOAL LIST and I wrote things down for every day. 

Do you do this??

Here is a blog I wrote almost two summers ago about goals and why they...

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Getting Behind in Your Publishing Goals? It's Okay!! female writers fiction novel writing womens fiction writing writing novels writing tips Mar 10, 2021

Hello, Writers!! 

Happy Wednesday and first of all let me apologize for not getting my blog posted last week. 

Life happened and I got behind which has inspired me to write today about what that can do to your writing goals and how to reset and push past it!! 

So, you have a plan...

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ACK I'm Still Getting Rejected! fiction novel rejections novel writing revisions writing Feb 24, 2021

UGH, you have sent in your manuscript or query letter and this time you did everything right. You took a class on writing the perfect query, you had your first pages reviewed, you sent to beta readers and STILL---the phone pings, you know you have an email, you go to it to see that big NO staring...

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The Truth About Why You Are Getting Rejected am revising am writing novel revisions novel writing revisions screenwriting writing comedy writing tips Feb 10, 2021

Happy Wednesday, Writers! 

Rejection sucks doesn't it? And yet, we all go through it, but so many times I see writers posting on forums, in social media groups, or clients of mine, talking about how they have no idea WHY they are getting rejected, especially after putting in so much...

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You've Finished NaNoWriMo-Now What? am writing nanowrimo novel writing revising revisions writing tips Dec 02, 2020

Good morning dear writers! 

You have finished the new novel that you wrote in November for National Novel Writing Month--AKA: NaNoWriMo and now what? 

Many new writers go immediately to submitting query letters to agents and or tossing it up on Amazon via self-publishing. Here is why I...

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Have A Great Holiday & Believe You Are Successful am writing female writers novel writing writing Nov 25, 2020

Hello, amazing writers!! 

This week I'm skipping the blog because it's a shorter week here in the states and that means that I'm going to be busier than normal. 

I will be back NEXT week with more tips for being a successful badass writer!! 

Meanwhile, I have a BLACK FRIDAY special...

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Successful Writers Do These Things am writing novel writing screenwriting tv writing write writing writing tip Nov 18, 2020

Happy midweek WRITER WEDNESDAY! 

This week I want to talk about the habits of successful writers because they do make a difference. And they are ALL things that you can start doing right now to change your writing career and take it to the next level. 

1. Successful writers-WRITE. I...

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If You Put Your Mind To It... am writing author creative female writers nanowrimo novel writing Nov 11, 2020

 

Hello Dear Writers! 

It's Wednesday and this week I'm focusing on mindset--in fact--I'm working on something pretty amazing for this spring to help you get into the mindset that IF YOU PUT YOUR MIND TO IT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING! 

But let's back up. 

When I was 16 I saw...

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