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8 Visual Writing Prompts Worth a Thousand Words
8 Visual Writing Prompts Worth a Thousand Words

These visual writing prompts are sure to spark your imagination. They focus on key aspects of the writing process, so they will also help you grow as a writer.

The 30-Day Writing Challenge: An Alternative to NaNoWriMo for Writers Who Fear Commitment
The 30-Day Writing Challenge: An Alternative to NaNoWriMo for Writers Who Fear Commitment

Intense projects such as NaNoWriMo are not for everyone. Improve your writing without the stress by taking the 30-Day Writing Challenge instead.

Why Every Author Should Start Writing a Journal
Why Every Author Should Start Writing a Journal

Writing a journal is a great way to spark creativity and establish writing as part of your daily routine.

7 Things Famous Monsters Can Teach You About Writing [Infographic]
7 Things Famous Monsters Can Teach You About Writing [Infographic]

Horrific? More like prolific! Here are some writing tips from some of the best-loved monsters of all time.

13 Ridiculously Fun Horror Tropes to Play with This Halloween
13 Ridiculously Fun Horror Tropes to Play with This Halloween

To get into the Halloween mood this October, kill your boredom and improve your writing skills with one of these fun horror tropes!

The 7 Funniest Jane Austen Characters
The 7 Funniest Jane Austen Characters

Jane Austen may be best known for her sweeping romances, but she also wrote some hilarious characters. Here are a few of the funniest Jane Austen characters!

Music for Work: 5 Great Productivity Playlists to Keep You on Track
Music for Work: 5 Great Productivity Playlists to Keep You on Track

Whether you are writing a masterpiece or reading one, listening to music can set the mood and help you focus. Here is some of the best music for work available.

Scribendi Review: Miriam Toews' "All My Puny Sorrows"
Scribendi Review: Miriam Toews' "All My Puny Sorrows"

Written by Canadian author Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows is a poignant discussion of themes such as depression, pain, and the love of two sisters. This Scribendi review explores the intricacies of the novel to help you decide whether to give this book a try.

Navigating the Publishing Process: A Guide for New Authors
Navigating the Publishing Process: A Guide for New Authors

Publishing your first book is daunting; the process can be complicated, and many publishers enforce different practices and requirements. To help you navigate the publishing process, here is one publisher's procedure and recommendations for getting your book published.

Scribendi Review: Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman"
Scribendi Review: Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman"

There's been a lot of discussion about Harper Lee's novel "Go Set a Watchman." This Scribendi review provides one editor's take on the book.

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