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Cure for Writer’s Block #003

Cure for Writer’s Block #003   My newest obsession is Tumblr – as if you couldn’t tell by my Facebook and Twitter – and I find such interesting posts there. I like to take those images one step further and try to think of how I could expand them into a writing exercise. For this installment of Cure for Writer’s ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #002

Cure for Writer’s Block #002 Sometimes, the most difficult thing about writing is just putting the pen to paper – or your fingers on the keyboard. Believe me, I know. But, when I came across this image on Tumblr, the ideas seemed to just come pouring out of me. So, I just wanted to return the favor.   Who do ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #001

Cure for Writer’s Block #001 The best cure for writer’s block? Just keep writing. And then write some more.   My gift to you – write something about this image. If your friends knew the real you, what would freak them out? What are you hiding? What may someone close to you be hiding? What do you think your main ... Read More »

New Story Ideas

I Need Your Help I’ve got some new story ideas, and I was wondering if you guys could help me out. I just want to bounce some ideas off of you. Tell me, what you think of them – which ones you like and which ones you don’t. Email me (dont.test.me554 at gmail dot com) or tweet me (@BiancaDeanInk) or ... Read More »

Writing Prompt #002

Inspiration Through Writing Prompts In this post, I will present you with a writing prompt. Try to answer the prompt in 300 to 500 words. You can post your response as a comment, or you can write it in our forums. Not only will this get your creative juices flowing, but it should also give the Wicked With Ink community ... Read More »

Top Tips for Writing Fiction

Still trying to get those first words on paper? Or worse yet, do you have those first words on paper but you refuse to look at them, or let anyone else see what you’ve done? Well, get over it, we all have problems writing, some of us are better at hiding it than other (present company not included). Here are ... Read More »

Writing Inspiration Tip #003

Inspiration Through Writing Prompts So, this time instead of telling you something that you may possibly already know, I decided to go a different route. In this post, I will present you with a writing prompt. Try to answer the prompt in 300 to 500 words. You can post your response as a comment, or you can write it in ... Read More »

Piracy on Amazon

Piracy on Amazon

Piracy on Amazon By: Whitney Holley Updated: June 29, 2014 Plagiarism and piracy on Amazon is still a problem two years after this post was originally written. Check out this story from Indie Reader.com, The Problem With Plagiarism and what happened to author Dylan Cross. Before I had seen this post by Adam Penenberg on the Fast Company website, I ... Read More »

11 Strange Ways to Be a Better Writer

11 Strange Ways to Be a Better Writer People, including myself, are always looking for better ways to improve their writing. No, you don’t have to go out and buy a book or some fancy web-seminar. If you want to improve your writing the old fashioned way, just read on. So, onto how to be a better writer. 11 Strange ... Read More »

My Fear of Writing and How I’m Trying to Overcome it.

Fear

My Fear of Writing and How I’m Trying to Overcome it. Is it a lack of motivation? So, Ive been thinking – am I the only one that gets motivated, starts writing, gets halfway through a story and then stops? Is it because of a lack of inspiration? No. I’m always inspired. Is it because I don’t have the time? ... Read More »