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Freelance Friday How to Write The Blockbuster Novel: Edition Three – Stakes

 

Writing a blockbuster novel is the dream of many writers. You wonder what a year, or two, of your devoted writing time, sacrifices, and financial commitment will glean for you at the end of a crazy, tedious road of writing that novel. You may hope for validation or simply have a story busting at the seams that won’t be silenced. And who among us Continue reading “Freelance Friday How to Write The Blockbuster Novel: Edition Three – Stakes”

FREELANCE FRIDAY MEANETH NOT WHAT YE THINK

When I think of Freelance, my mind jams into high gear and goes right to visions of the Pulitzer Prize. Hoards of intellectual fans exalting their favorite journalist. I didn’t realize it, but I’ve lived with Freelancers in one form or another my entire adult life. Imagine my shock and astonishment when I learned what Freelance really means. Pulitzer be damned! I’m the real thing. Continue reading “FREELANCE FRIDAY MEANETH NOT WHAT YE THINK”

Freelance Friday How to Write The Blockbuster Novel: Edition Two – Theme

 

A blockbuster novel is the goal of many writers, but it can seem like an elusive dream to the burgeoning novelist. Freelance Friday’s monthly series “How to Write The Blockbuster Novel” will walk you through the elements and structure necessary to construct the bones of a novel that will enrapture your readers, not to mention agents and publishers if you chose the traditional publishing route.

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Sherrie’s Always Write Blog Reading Checklist for Next Week

Next week, Sherrie’s Always Write brings weekday humor and worldly insight to your inbox Monday – Friday. Each post provides a 3 to 5 minute commentary on topics ranging from the Colloquialisms in the Midwest to Drinking Holiday History. Don’t miss Freelance Friday How to Write the Blockbuster Novel: Edition Two – Theme.

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Freelance Friday Short Story Structure

Short Stories are one of the great writing arts of all time. Ray Bradbury said “Write 1,000 words a day and in three years you’ll be a writer.” His famous short stories leave us breathless with fear and wonderment. It is with that same admiration that I am proud to present Short Story Structure by fellow blogger Fred Rock – Confessions of a Meter Reader. I look forward to every short story posted on his amazing blog, and you will too.

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Freelance Friday 5 Reasons You Can’t Seem to Achieve Your Goals and “What Next?” by LemonsLemonade

Join Sherrie’s Always Write for this week’s Guest Post by Ima from LemonsLemonade.

“Don’t let the opinions of the average sway you. Dream, and he thinks you’re crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you’re lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you’re greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn’t understand.” by Robert G. Allen

It sucks, doesn’t it?

It’s plenty of stress and it sucks.

There never seems to be a valid explanation for why it has to be so hard for one to achieve, most especially… Continue reading “Freelance Friday 5 Reasons You Can’t Seem to Achieve Your Goals and “What Next?” by LemonsLemonade”

Sherrie’s Always Write Blog Reading Checklist for Next Week

Next week, Sherrie’s Always Write brings weekday humor and worldly insight to your inbox Monday – Friday. Each post provides a 3 to 5 minute commentary on topics ranging from Fantasy Football foods that should be part of your starting lineup to a Toast for the Ages. Don’t miss our Freelance Friday 5 Reasons You Can’t Seem to Achieve Your Goals and “What Next” by guest blogger LemonsLemonade.

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FREELANCE FRIDAY 6 COMPONENTS TO WRITING A SCENE

 

What is the secret to completing your novel? I ask this because if you’re like most writers, you already have a wonderful process in place to start your story. But problems begin to arise while you slog through the vast middle, and before you know it, you see a squirrel. You’re off to another brilliant idea that captured your attention while you were having a weak moment of “this novel is crap.” First, Continue reading “FREELANCE FRIDAY 6 COMPONENTS TO WRITING A SCENE”

Sherrie’s Always Write Blog Reading Checklist for Next Week

Next week, Sherrie’s Always Write brings weekday humor and worldly insight to your inbox Monday – Friday. Each post provides a 3 to 5 minute commentary on topics ranging from Labor Day’s historical beginnings to what to drink while visiting Rome and other parts of the world. Don’t miss our Freelance Friday 6 Components to Writing a Scene.

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