Whatever your chosen format as an author – novels, short stories, essays, etc. – trying your hand at others is an excellent writing exercise. Here are six writing formats to consider.

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Without the "me" in your memoir – the fragile and imperfect person who lived the events in your story – you leave out the human element your readers long to connect with.

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Want to be certain your writing career never leaves the ground? These 23 tips will help you stave off success and fail as a writer!

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Good readers make good writers, so it's important to include dedicated reading time in your schedule to bolster your vocabulary, help you unwind, and expose yourself to great writers.

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A writer can honor her world in fiction just as in nonfiction. Friends, family, pets, locations, events… anyone or anything can be inserted smartly into storytelling, with a wink to those who really know the truth.

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It's good practice to reverse-engineer the stories you love most and apply the best storytelling elements to your own writing. Stranger Things had that effect on me, and here's what I learned.

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Everything you need to achieve self-publishing success is contained in these seven books. So put down your pen and get readin’!

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