From Fiction University: I'm currently taking a blogging/writing break during the month of September to deal with family health issues. There will be no new posts until October. But please feel free to read through the archives for posts you might have missed. Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.



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Throughout the year, I'll share advice and tips for writers at every level. You'll get:
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  1. Hi, Just subscribed. Love your website. Looking forward to the information

  2. This is a wonderful resource. How can I get the pdf file of tips?

    1. It should automatically send you a welcome email with a link.

  3. I'm so happy I found you!

  4. Writing for the view became oh so much easier after yur tutelage, Thank You

  5. One of my writing buddies just recommended your blog post, 5 Ways to Keep Your Protagonist Proactive. It might as well have been written with my current protagonist in mind. You may have just saved him and me from grave disappointment. Thank you.

    1. Welcome! Glad the post found you just when you need it :)

  6. Mark Chapman5/31/2021 11:26 AM

    Just wanted to say thank you for this resource and all that you do. I just finished reading your ebook on show, don't tell and loved it. Have learnt so much and can't wait to get stuck into your website.

    1. Aw, thanks! Glad you found it helpful. And welcome to the site!