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Writing Borderline Personality Disorder →

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writeworld:

Anonymous asked: Hello! I’m roleplaying a character who has Borderline Personality Disorder because of mental (and somewhat physical) abuse from his father in his childhood. I’ve done a bunch of research about BPD, but it doesn’t seem to be clicking on how to…

amandaonwriting:

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10 Things Your Freelance Editor Might Not Tell You—but Should →

referenceforwriters:

1. You should avoid the temptation to hire someone to edit your first draft.

I know you’re really excited that you finally finished that book! I’m happy for you … you should be happy for you. Celebrate it! But don’t send it to an editor yet. Put it away for three…

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Me Talking To a Friend About a Cliché Sounding YA that I Won't Name

shounenbrave:

making ocs and drawing ocs and writing information for ocs and making canon information for ocs and your ocs interacting with other people’s ocs [rips off shirt] OCS

Me at least six times every ten minutes
Reflect—Reject or Accept: Six Ways to Cope with Writing Criticism →

sonjataylor:

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No matter what you do in life, you will face criticism. You may be a professional, or you may be a beginner, but you will face criticism. These sharp words sting, even when the words are meant to be constructive. So how do you bear the weight of these words? Depending on…

http://theroadpavedwithwords.tumblr.com/post/77648953304/girls-are-trained-to-say-i-wrote-this-but-its →

theroadpavedwithwords:

“Girls are trained to say, ‘I wrote this, but it’s probably really stupid.’ Well, no, you wouldn’t write a novel if you thought it was really stupid. Men are much more comfortable going, ‘I wrote this book because I have a unique perspective that the world needs to hear.’ Girls are taught from the…

Hook Me: Common Problems →

thewritingcafe:

Yesterday, I held a little game called Hook Me where I asked followers to submit summaries in the form of a query letter to my ask box. The goal was to hook me, just like you would a lit agent.

So why didn’t your submission hook me? It wasn’t your plot (or maybe it was if it was something I’d…

Developing A Super Power →

thewritershelpers:

There are a lot of things that go into creating a super powered being, and all of them can be boiled down to two words: back story. You have to decide what power they have, how they got it, when it showed up, and a million other things before actually writing out the…