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“Please Never Submit Again!”

“Please Never Submit Again.” – Bestselling Author Gareth Crocker Shares His Experience of the Publishing World in Ka-Boom   from http://bookstorm.bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/12/21/please-never-submit-again-bestselling-author-gareth-crocker-shares-his-experience-of-the-publishing-world-in-ka-boom/     http://www.writeanpublish.wordpress.com and http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com Don’t Quit! “Success is failure turned inside out– The silver tint of the clouds … Continue reading

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“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”

“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”– Robert Benchley https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/it-took-me-15/ and https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/the-writing-life/ The various … Continue reading

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Nicholas Sparks on writing novels that spark box-office hits

from http://www.journalistandwriter.wordpress.com Music from ‘Message in a bottle’ and  shared by “totally unmusical and unromantic” c Enjoy, if you can do two (or perhaps three) things at once, like listening, watching and reading (unlike this mere male writer, who can’t … Continue reading

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Writers on Writing (Writing in the Zone)

http://www.amazon.com/Writers-Writing-Zone-misc-authors-ebook/dp/B00B6DOE7K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1406588339&sr=8-1&keywords=craig+lock+%2B+writers+on+writing You may also like http://www.craigswritingarticl;es.wordpress.com enjoy What’s the definition of an aspiring writer? A waiter (er sorry waiters… you do a great job and I couldn’t do your job without spilling liquid over the patrons, like Frank Spencer in … Continue reading

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Writing and the Creative Imagination – How to Avoid Writer’s Block

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“When you’re writing there are times when you feel it’s a bit of a struggle. However, at other times you’re in what is called ‘the zone’ and writing just feels effortless. This happens when finding the right words is no longer a struggle; but this heightened state, as with most crafts usually comes with practise. Then words simply flow into your head faster than you can write them down (or can press the keyboard). But you have to really push your writing limits to get this kind of experience. “

September 5, 2013 “When you’re writing there are times when you feel it’s a bit of a struggle. However, at other times you’re in what is called ‘the zone’ and writing just feels effortless. This happens when finding the right … Continue reading

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Sharing some thoughts on Writing that “Great American Novel”*

Article Title: Sharing some Thoughts on Writing that “Great American Novel” * (from Creative Writing Course)* or that of any other countryAuthor: Craig LockCategory (key words): Writing, Writing the Novel, Writing Course, Creative Writing Course, The Novel, Novel, Writing Hints/Tips (enough … Continue reading

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