Visit Booking Writing World for the Latest

Visit Booking Writing World for the Latest

23 March 2012

Visit the Book Writing World for the latest from Elizabeth.

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Magical Thinking: The Power of Story

Magical Thinking: The Power of Story

12 May 2010

It is a surprise to discover a lot of writers partake in a kind of magical thinking. On the other hand, words and stories have shaped our lives in very real ways as readers.

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KateWalk: A Delicious Memoir of Cakes, Writing and One Heck of a Life

KateWalk: A Delicious Memoir of Cakes, Writing and One Heck of a Life

11 May 2010

Kate Moses on the official publication day of her compelling new memoir, Cakewalk.

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How Do You Write a Book? Motivation and a Plan

How Do You Write a Book? Motivation and a Plan

29 April 2010

The experience of trying to figure out how to write a novel while you are in the process of actually writing one . . . and how to make it better!

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The Big Blue Beastie: Writing for the Market

The Big Blue Beastie: Writing for the Market

09 March 2010

Art has never functioned independently of the market. CLICK HERE

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Practice, Practice, Practice: A Writer Joins the World

Practice, Practice, Practice: A Writer Joins the World

04 March 2010

Writing is the only art where people want not to have to practice. We not only want this, we expect it, and are disappointed when much of what we write is not good enough for public consumption. CLICK HERE

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Five Ways to Keep on Keeping On

Five Ways to Keep on Keeping On

17 February 2010

Tips to keep you going when you are writing a book! CLICK HERE.

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Brilliant. Genius. Mom.

Brilliant. Genius. Mom.

15 February 2010

Books that THRILL! CLICK HERE.

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Three Plot Tips: Writing to the End

Three Plot Tips: Writing to the End

12 February 2010

Questions to ask yourself when you are plotting the second half of your book. CLICK HERE

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How to Force Your Character to Take Action

How to Force Your Character to Take Action

10 February 2010

How do you get your characters to stop pondering, philosophizing or just buying donuts and start to make sh*t happen?

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