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The Influence of Social Media on My Life

The Influence of Social Media on My Life

Proposing to someone is nerve-wracking enough without having the worry of whether the wifi is going to work while you’re doing it. “You can post it later,” I told my nervous boyfriend, as he attempted to upload his guest post to my blog. Why had my boyfriend written me a guest post? I should rewind […]

December 7, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
10 Ways To Kick Start Your Writing

10 Ways To Kick Start Your Writing

Joanne Harris, @Joannechocolat, is one of our favorite authors on twitter. If you do not follow her yet, you should!   1. If you’re at a creative loose end, read. If you’re not at a loose end, read. Basically, read. #TenWaysToKickstartYourWriting — Joanne Harris (@Joannechocolat) November 28, 2015 2. Leave your reading comfort zone. Read […]

December 5, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
How important is smell in your writing?

How important is smell in your writing?

How important is smell in your writing? — Women Writers (@WomenWriters) August 16, 2014 @WomenWriters I use scent for various visceral things in my writing. Scent and taste bring the reader into the character's immediate world — AK Anderson (@A_K_Anderson) August 16, 2014 @WomenWriters Smell is a key sense we must describe in our writing. […]

August 23, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
How do stories come to you?

How do stories come to you?

We asked on Twitter, you answered! How do stories come to you? Do you visualise them or do you actually hear the words? — Women Writers (@WomenWriters) July 28, 2014 @WomenWriters like movies playing scene by scene, sometimes just a line or two, or a location, a name or a feeling in my gut #amwriting […]

July 29, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
Misunderstood Words

Misunderstood Words

We asked you on twitter about Misunderstood Words…We picked some of the best answers!  @WomenWriters I used to think "askance" meant something like "questioning" and then discovered it meant "suspiciously." Whoopsie-doodle. — Eileen Gonzalez (@EileenDGonzalez) October 5, 2013 @WomenWriters I got one: @EmmaSamms1 and I agree – "enervate" sounds exactly opposite of what it actually […]

October 8, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More