Angle on Writing

Lisa Angle offers articles on creative writing tips and storytelling techniques, as well as internet marketing strategies for writers. Angle on Writing was chosen as one of Writers Digest’s 101 best websites for writers for 2005.

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How to Edit Your Writing

Tiffany Yates Martin of FoxPrint Editorial (foxprinteditorial.com) presented this talk on how to edit your writing in Marla Miller‘s Marketing the Muse (marlamiller.com) workshop at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference…

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Premature E-publication: Are You Publishing Too Soon?

Insight from some of the top names in publishing: Jennifer Silva Redmond, Editor-in-Chief, Sunbelt Publications Matthew Pallamary, Author, Teacher, Writing Guru Sally Van Haitsma, Literary Agent Molly Lewis, Publisher, ZOVA…

Use LinkedIn to Build Your Author Platform

If you’re a writer wanting to build your author platform, you need to be on LinkedIn. When asked which is my favorite social networking site I can’t choose. Facebook offers…

5 Keys to Unlocking the Power of Your Blog

5 Keys to Unlocking the Power of Your Blog

Because writers like to write a lot of us have blogs, but just because a writer knows how to write doesn’t mean they know how to blog. I’ve visited more…

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Make a video, build your author platform

I’ve been so busy lately producing videos that I haven’t had a chance to write a blog post, and blogging is something I have to do to build my author…

Ideas for Writing an Article

Writing for magazines can be fun and sometimes you can even get paid to write an article. First you need to brainstorm some ideas. In On Writing Well William Zinsser…

Building Your Author Platform with a Facebook Page

If you’re looking for a literary agent or want to get published, you should have a Facebook page for either yourself or your proposed book. This is an essential part…

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How to Write Great Beginnings for Your Stories

The beginning of a new year is a good time to think about how we begin our stories. When you pick up a novel or short story where do you…

Writing Better Dialogue

Writing better dialogue starts with character development. What does their voice quality and style of speech tell your readers about the character? Now think about their educational background, favorite subject,…

Your Character’s Point of View

Once you’ve fleshed out your characters you have to decide how to tell the story. Whose eyes will the reader see through and how much information will they get? This…