Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Improving Your Words

To go along with the ‘Tasting your words’ post, being all about improving your words and thus your writing.

Since there’s always room to improve, especially as a writer. Writer’s Digest has interesting articles Free online, such as this one on genres, and combining genres. But in the end it says, as most of us ‘seasoned’ writers, whether we are actually published right now or not, it comes down to writing a good story.

Interesting thoughts on genre and mixing genres –

The Dos & Don'ts of Combining Genres


…..what matters most: a good story…….

And if you haven’t checked out the James River Writers website lately, the annual Conference is up in detail, and accepting payment. http://www.jamesriverwriters.org/jrw_programs/conference/

Some Great writers, and agents, will be there, including Jeff Vandermeer. Which if you haven’t checked out his book, Booklife - Strategies and Survival Tips for the 21st-Century Writer then you Definitely Should, there’s Great thoughts, tips, suggestions, and more.

And then come to the Conference and see what other gems he puts out there to hear.

Jeff Vandermeer - Booklife - Strategies and Survival Tips for the 21st-Century Writer

Page 201 - ….’If you’re stuck on a creative project, it might have nothing to do with having written yourself into a corner. Instead, you might need to change your process…..”

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