Writing Post | I’ve Been Rejected

Lissywrites/ August 22, 2016/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

Hello friends, newcomers, etc. It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog post. Rather, it’s been a long time since I felt I had something worth blogging about. Recently, I’ve had a spurt of poetry submissions flying from my desk. As I’ve said time and time again, I never thought of myself as a poet. Yet, that particular

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Writing Post | The Big Question: “Why?”

Lissywrites/ July 3, 2017/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

Hello! Once again, I’m back with another repost/rewrite/thing. When I wrote this original post, I made it a point to say I was writing for others. I was writing for this selfless reason that made me look like such a giving, thoughtful artist. Yeah, that definitely wasn’t the case then, and it definitely isn’t the case now. I have, and

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How to be a bad writer, then how to get better

Lissywrites/ November 10, 2018/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

What is a bad writer? Not someone who isn’t sure where to put a comma, not someone who isn’t sure what the difference is between effect and affect, and not someone who writes in run-on sentences. No, none of these things mean that someone is a bad writer. No, no, in fact, it is something much simpler than that. You

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Want to traditionally publish a fiction novel? Here are 10 things you need to know.

Lissywrites/ June 25, 2018/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

Here is a list of things every writer should consider/do/attempt when going for traditional publication: The book needs to be finished before you start thinking about publication. With memoirs and some non-fiction, you don’t necessarily have to have the book completed before you start querying. This is not the case at all with fiction. You have to have a finished,

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1 piece of advice for any struggling writer

Lissywrites/ June 11, 2018/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

A writer emailed me with a request, “Hello, I’m an aspiring writer and I was wondering if you have a piece of writing advice for getting through rough patches. ” I’m still not sure if I gave her anything useful, but I wanted to share my response here, in case anyone else needs the reminder. I know I do. My best advice

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Where is “The End”

Lissywrites/ June 4, 2018/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

I’m at this point in my life where I am constantly looking back. Back at old videos, back at old photos, back at old posts, etc. So here I am, back at this post. This was the first post I ever wrote and published on my blog. How ironic is it that the beginning was about the end? Want to

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