Category Archives: Writer’s/Illustrator’s Toolbox

Dealing with Doubt: A List of Writerly Reassurance, by Jeanne M. Curtin

I was sitting at my desk, ready to write, when an unwelcome visitor, Doubt, barged in. The longer Doubt stays, the bigger and louder that visitor grows. So, I managed to push Doubt out the door by coming up with this list of Writer Club clues. A … Continue reading

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What’s Your Writing Super-Power? by Lindsay Bandy

Hello and happy holidays to all! I hope you are enjoying the festive madness of the season! There is so much to celebrate this time of year, and we’re happy to extend congratulations to our lovely Co-Blog Coordinator, Lori Ann … Continue reading

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My Writing Toolbox, by Lindsay Bandy

Here are a few of the resources that I’ve found most helpful while writing my YA. Hope they prove equally helpful to you! Structuring Your Novel by K.M. Weiland This book is great for a first-time novelist! It clearly explains … Continue reading

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Top Ten Blogs for Writers, 2015

Write To Done has announced the 10 best blogs for writers for 2015. How many have you visited? Check out the winners here!

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Scrivener – First Impressions By Virginia Law Manning

This month I made a New Year’s resolution to learn about Scrivener’s benefits and decide if it was worth the investment in time and money. Here’s what I discovered: Cost—Scrivener costs $40 to download. They offer a free 30-day trial … Continue reading

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Girls are to Diamonds as Novelists are to…..Enneagrams! by Lindsay Bandy

  That’s right, this little jewel just may be your new best friend! When it comes to strong characterization, what we really need to know as authors is core motivation. What does our hero really, truly want? What is her greatest fear, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Toolbox: Aristotle’s Poetics for Screenwriters, a review by Jackie Dilworth

Aristotle’s Poetics for Screenwriters  By Michael Tierno The title of this book may be somewhat misleading.  Author Michael Tierno uses popular movies (moving pictures) as story tools while he explains Aristotle’s writings on dramatic theory, ‘Poetics,’ in an easily digested … Continue reading

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