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Writing Tip: Your Novel Blueprint


I recently came across this wonderful outline for crafting long fiction, Your Novel Blueprint | WritersDigest.com. More than just an outline, it explains major pieces of a novel, and offers suggestions for building them. Two concepts stood out to me. The … Continue reading

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How to Write Haiku or Senryu (Video)


Here’s a fun and easy method for writing haiku or senryu, which is similar in structure to haiku, but is usually about human nature, and is often humorous or satiric. There’s no need to worry about following the rules exactly–that … Continue reading

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How to format a book (e-book and print) and survive


Hi everyone! As some of you know, I recently self-published a book of poetry called Bless the Bitter Night: Poems about Failed Love in the Modern World. At first, when I planned on self-publishing, I decided to only release a print version … Continue reading

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Tips for submitting to lit mags


Hi everyone! My name is Rebecca McKeown and I’m a member of RocNaNo. I’m also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Rampallian literary magazine. As EIC, I go through a ton of submissions and I see a lot of people who, quite … Continue reading

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