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There are so many options on the market for baby books, how do you know what is quality? Here’s my list of the BEST – and why.
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From Guest Blogger C.S. Griffel: “Mark Twain wrote, ‘To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.’ I have both in surprisingly large amounts. But in truth, had I known what I was getting myself into at the beginning, I’m not sure I would have done the thing at all.” Read more from GSB’s newest contributor!
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Get access to a comprehensive listing of the industry’s standard word count and page count for your manuscript. All genres, all age groups.
Get to know the nine different forms of copyright and what they really mean. Don’t sign anything until you do.
For anyone who has considered organizing or joining a creative writing group, there are some serious points to pin down right from the beginning. In fact: ten things. If you are already in a writing group and have not gone over these important points, do so right away.
Naming characters is important. But can a character’s name influence plot points or drive character? Absolutely.
Lilac is her favorite color, salted butter popcorn and Diet Coke are her indulgences, and she insists on wearing her old blue loafers even though a hole in the right shoe lets water in every time she wears them.
As a teacher and writer and someone who likes to design things and create art (especially for stories), it always saddens me when I hear someone say, "I have no artistic talent," because I know what it really means. It means that in their childhood, they made...
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