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8 Things to Cut When You Kill Your Darlings, by Kristen Kieffer

From: http://www.shesnovel.com/blog/kill-your-darlings If you’ve been writing for long, you’ve most likely heard the phrase “kill your darlings.” In fact, this phrase has become so ubiquitous that you probably roll your eyes upon reading it. But, as with many clichés, “kill your darlings” is popular for a reason; it’s a tried-and-true editing technique that can help you create the best version of your story. Don’t believe me? Take a look at these popular authors who have touted the phrase after finding it vital to… Read More

Screenwriting Contest List for Oct. thru Dec. 2015

  Bluecat The Feature Winner of the 2016 Competition will receive $15,000. Four Feature Finalists will receive $2500 each. Cinequest Winning script wins a $5000 cash prize. Final jury includes industry leaders: The Weinstein Company, Echo Lake Entertainment, Luber Roklin Entertainment, and Zero Gravity. Fade In Awards GRAND PRIZE: Dell Laptop, $5,000, winning project sent to Hollywood agents, managers & producers. FIRST PRIZE (in each category): $1000, script analysis by WGA writer,… Read More

Pacific Northwest Author Event

Come join several Pacific Northwest authors, August 8, at a book signing at Barnes and Noble from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, followed by an Author Panel and Reception from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the Kennewick Branch of the Mid-Columbia Libraries.

9 Expert Ways Savvy Writers Leverage Pinterest To Get Noticed, by Mandy Wallace

Here’s a knockout tool for writers. One that helps you write better stories, expand your readership, and grow a loyal following—all in one place. You’ve guessed from the title that tool is Pinterest. But, like any tool, you have to know how to use it to get the best results. I’ll share those … Source: 9 Expert Ways Savvy Writers Leverage Pinterest To Get Noticed – mandy wallace