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By Libby Cudmore
One writer owes her career to a small-town conference. Seventeen years later, it was time to repay that debt.
By Susan Breen
Trapped in the middle of your manuscript? Here’s how to move forward.
By Eliana Osborn
Residency, workshop, or conference: Which is right for you?
Cardinal rules of writers’ conferences
By Yi Shun Lai
Three must-follow guidelines to ensure a successful writing conference.
Putting words to work
By Jack Smith
Figurative language in fiction results in deeper meanings and poetic beauty.
Drafting those many drafts
By Jessica Stilling
The 10 revision phases your novel needs to endure before publication.
By By K.L. Romo
How to make your characters and settings come alive.
By Jennifer L. Blanck
Online critique groups offer support, guidance, and friendships.
Black Fox Literary Magazine
By Melissa Hart
This seven-year-old publication courts writing of all genres.
By Melissa Hart
This thrilling conference allows participants to learn about the industry, sharpen their crime-solving skills, and net a publishing deal all in one weekend.