Prewriting: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?
Prewriting: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?

What is prewriting, you ask? It is simply the first stage of writing and generally includes planning, mapping, research, outlining, storyboarding, and so on. Basically, prewriting is everything that happens before you start “putting words on the page."

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Scribendi.com Joins the Canadian Celebration of Literacy and the Written Word
Scribendi.com Joins the Canadian Celebration of Literacy and the Written Word

On September 23, Scribendi.com attended this year's The Word On The Street festival in Toronto, Ontario, as the sponsor of the Wordshop Marquee.

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Tips to Writing a Prologue
Tips to Writing a Prologue

Not all novels have a prologue, and for good reason. A prologue can be a helpful tool when writing your novel, but it can also be harmful when used incorrectly. This podcast will help explain the prologue and whether you should use one.

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What is Back Matter?
What is Back Matter?

Just as front matter is what you find at the beginning of a book, back matter, simply put, is what you find at the end of a book—the sections that appear after the central story has been completed. These sections of back matter are often supplementary in nature, and often inform the reader about some aspect of the book.

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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.

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