Why I no longer use Scribophile

I’ve talked about Scribophile on the blog in the past. My last review was mainly positive, but I thought I’d bring it up again since I’ve decided not to use the service anymore. This is just my own experience and opinions, and it’s entirely possible that I’m just being petty. Someone else might have no […]

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Nanowrimo Blogathon recap

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I did it! If you haven’t been following me, this month I decided to do a blog post a day for the entire month of November. A blogathon, if you will. I thought I’d talk a bit about that today, because why not? It wasn’t easy Well…That’s partly a lie. There were a few posts […]

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Inspiration vs Discipline

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I’m back again with another topic I see frequently online, which I like to call inspiration vs discipline. I can’t tell you how often I see novice writers complaining that they can’t write unless they feel inspired or motivated, and it’s time for a little tough love. Some of you don’t want to hear this, […]

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Exercise 30: Critique Yourself

We’ve spent all month learning about critiquing other writers’ work. This week, I want you to apply some of those techniques to your own writing. Critique one of your stories. Look for errors on macro and micro levels. Mark any errors you come across as you read, and then revise the story.

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Exercise 29: Micro Edits

I debated writing this at all. You can find a lot of apps out there that will help you deal with minor issues instead of doing it all yourself. Look into Grammarly and AutoCrit. I think even Google Docs has a grammar option. I don’t think an app is going to beat a human reader […]

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Housekeeping

Hey there! Sorry the site looks so rough; I’m still learning my way around this theme and I don’t know how to not display the site when it’s in this condition, so….Yeah. It’s like that nightmare where you’re up on stage and look down at yourself and realize you’re only wearing your underwear. But I’m […]

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