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Five Reasons Why You Should Be Tracking Your Word Count

Are you tracking your word count? Here are five good reasons to start, with strategies for getting started and going strong.

A Road Map for Writing Your Novel or Memoir Synopsis: 5 Tips for Reaching Your Destination

Writing a synopsis for your novel or memoir shouldn’t leave you stranded. Gget on the road with these five tips for succesfully navigating the process.

A Review of Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit 

LaVonne Roberts reviews Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit, Eliese Colette Goldbach’s story of growing up and later working in a steel plant.

Designing a Multi-Purpose Query Using Topic Headings

You don’t have to start from scratch every time to write the perfect query. Virgina Brackett shares key components of great queries so you can plan ahead.

There’s No Such Thing as a Blog Post

Stephanie Loomis Pappas offers advice on using genre to improve blog ptiches, submitted content, revisions, new writing, and websites.

Lessons I Learned in Writing My #Metoo Story

Aaron Hamburger discusses what he discovered using his #metoo experience to write both fiction and nonfiction—there were costs but also rewards.

Submittable + Skillshare = A Free Online Class for Writers

Submittable recently partnered with Skillshare to create a free class on submission and publishing. Here’s an interview with instructor Rachel Mindell.

Steps to Research Success

Research provides a basis for our writing. While some can be as simple as a phone call or a query, what happens when research gets tough?