12 Tips for Bolder Writing–Right Now!

We all want to be better, more capable writers and it all starts with cleaner prose that closes up the distance between the author and the reader. Use this check list the next time you’re self-editing your fiction, as well as your memoir and poetry. You’re...

Lessons from a First Time Novelist

Today we welcome Heather Cobham of Oriental, North Carolina, to Write from the Inside Out. Besides being an author, she’s a licensed clinical social worker and works as a counselor in a private practice in New Bern, North Carolina. I’ve known Heather for...

Spring Mini Blog Tour: 4 Questions Answered

If you’re an author, it’s quite common to be asked about your next project. And if you’re an author, you’ve always have homework to do! This is the reasoning behind this spring mini blog tour where authors answer four questions about their upcoming work....

Three Stellar Secrets for Beginning Writers

Today novelist, editor, ghostwriter, equestrienne and Star Wars fan, Belea T. Keeney of Apex, North Carolina, shares her tips on diving deep instead of spreading yourself out too thin when you first start writing fiction. Read on!     When you start out writing, you...

5 Tips For Surviving Your First Writers’ Critique Group

Today we welcome author Emily Roberson, now of Dallas, Texas, who shares five tips on getting past your fear of critique groups. Writers need to have a thick skin in order to succeed and having your work pored over and critique in your first writing group is what all...

Ten Reasons You Should You Hire an Editor

If you’re serious about publication, you’ll need to hire an editor before you send your manuscript off to agents. I’m directing this post mainly to fiction writers who want to be traditionally published, but this information also applies to nonfiction authors, as well...
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