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Ready to start revising your very own novel or short story? You're going to love these editing tips, tricks, and tutorials. Start tackling developmental, line, and copy edits today!
Struggle to keep track of your notes, story ideas, and drafts? Learn how to get organized by using some of the tips & tricks authors shared during the #StorySocial chat from 4/26/17.

Struggle to keep track of your notes, story ideas, and drafts? Learn how to get organized by using some of the tips & tricks authors shared during the #StorySocial chat from 4/26/17.

How to Assess Your Story’s Strengths (#StorytellingShift Series) - E.M. Welsh

How to Assess Your Story’s Strengths (#StorytellingShift Series

How to Assess Your Story’s Strengths (#StorytellingShift Series) - E.M. Welsh

18 Best Pieces of Writing Advice | Looking for tips on improving your writing and creating your writing routine? Click through for 18 pieces of writing advice.

18 of the Best Pieces of Writing Advice

18 Best Pieces of Writing Advice | Looking for tips on improving your writing and creating your writing routine? Click through for 18 pieces of writing advice.

GUEST POST BY JACQUELYN EUBANKS | When you finish drafting your story, you may ask: “Should I get an editor to look over my story? Or should I just edit it myself?” The answer is both. Jacquelyn takes you through 8 necessary steps of self-edits and hiring an external editor to get you to the revised story you desire.

Why You Need to Self-Edit AND Hire an Editor (8 Steps to Your Revised Story) – Guest Post by Jacquelyn Eubanks!

GUEST POST BY JACQUELYN EUBANKS | When you finish drafting your story, you may ask: “Should I get an editor to look over my story? Or should I just edit it myself?” The answer is both. Jacquelyn takes you through 8 necessary steps of self-edits and hiring an external editor to get you to the revised story you desire.

Tighten, trim and touch up your prose to make your voice, story and writing style can really shine.

Tighten, trim and touch up your prose to make your voice, story and writing style can really shine.

As writers, our work can be emotionally and mentally taxing. The key to avoiding burnout and rocking our work despite the stress and fatigue? Taking caring of ourselves, of course! As I always say, self before stories. Here's are a few way to care for yourself so you can continue to write amazing stories every day!

As writers, our work can be emotionally and mentally taxing. The key to avoiding burnout and rocking our work despite the stress and fatigue? Taking caring of ourselves, of course! As I always say, self before stories. Here's are a few way to care for yourself so you can continue to write amazing stories every day!

How to Repurpose an Old Story for a New Medium - E.M. Welsh

How to Repurpose an Old Story for a New Medium

Do you have a passion for storytelling and a schedule too full to pursue it? Think again! Author (and superwoman) M.J. McGriff stopped by Well-Storied to share her top tips for making time to write a novel when you already have a full-time life. (Yes, it IS possible! So click through and come check it out.)

Do you have a passion for storytelling and a schedule too full to pursue it? Think again! Author (and superwoman) M.J. McGriff stopped by Well-Storied to share her top tips for making time to write a novel when you already have a full-time life. (Yes, it IS possible! So click through and come check it out.)

How to Identify and Cut Your Story’s Filler Content

How to Identify and Cut Your Story's Filler Content

Are you struggling to get your butt in the chair and your hands on the keys? No worries. That's totally normal! Writing is hard work, but you're tougher. In this article, I'm going to break down four steps you can take to overcome procrastination anytime your motivations begins to wane. Let's go!

Are you struggling to get your butt in the chair and your hands on the keys? No worries. That's totally normal! Writing is hard work, but you're tougher. In this article, I'm going to break down four steps you can take to overcome procrastination anytime your motivations begins to wane. Let's go!

There’s nothing worse than staring at a blinking cursor on a blank page with a deadline looming. Here are a few things that you can do to improve your writing immediately. Perfect for bloggers and creatives who need to create a lot of high-quality, well-written content on a consistent basis — pin now to come back to this again when you need it!

5 tricks for making your writing more engaging

There’s nothing worse than staring at a blinking cursor on a blank page with a deadline looming. Here are a few things that you can do to improve your writing immediately. Perfect for bloggers and creatives who need to create a lot of high-quality, well-written content on a consistent basis — pin now to come back to this again when you need it!

Has your passion for writing dwindled? Do you find yourself stuck in a terrible rut, no matter how much you miss your stories? It's time to rediscover your love for writing, my friend! Check out this epic guide from author Kristen Kieffer over at Well-Storied.com.

Has your passion for writing dwindled? Do you find yourself stuck in a terrible rut, no matter how much you miss your stories? It's time to rediscover your love for writing, my friend! Check out this epic guide from author Kristen Kieffer over at Well-Storied.com.

Deus ex machina is a literary device that is often used to critique the plotting or characterization in a book. How can you avoid this critique?

How to Avoid the Dreaded Deus Ex Machina Critique

Deus ex machina is a literary device that is often used to critique the plotting or characterization in a book. How can you avoid this critique?

Don't feel proud of your work? Don't give up just yet. Here are a few amazing ways to begin improving your writing skills today!

Don't feel proud of your work? Don't give up just yet. Here are a few amazing ways to begin improving your writing skills today!