April 8th, 2020

World Shift in Publishing

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John Peragine | Writer's Life

by John Peragine

The world seems to have changed overnight. Coronavirus has swept over the world, and humans have been forced into the safety of their own homes.

For writers, it can seem like any other day. We often spend our days isolated in a room, typing, and asking others to give us space and time to do our craft.… Read the post

April 3rd, 2020

Tax-Time Chat for Authors

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Writer's Life | WriterStrong

by Jenny Hansen

"You can't deduct a hobby." Many creatives hear these words from their accountants, especially if they don't keep the proper paperwork. You can trust me on this. First, because I am terrible at paperwork and secondly, because I work with dozens of CPAs.… Read the post

March 25th, 2020

How to Write Compelling Emotional Triggers

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Craft | Lisa Hall Wilson

Lisa Hall-Wilson

Writing emotional triggers, while optional, will take your writing to all-new levels of emotional connection for readers. This is a shortened sample lesson from my 5-week masterclass on writing in deep point of view.

In my book Method Acting For Writers, I talk about writing emotions in four layers: primary emotions (instinctive, knee-jerk, unthinking emotional responses), emotional triggers (optional), secondary emotions (thinking emotional responses to primary emotions), and behavior (what those emotions force the character to DO).… Read the post


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