C. Hope Clark

C. Hope Clark’s newest release is Reunion on Edisto, set in her home state of South Carolina, and the seventh in The Edisto Island Mysteries series. Hope is also the founder of FundsforWriters.com, an award-winning site and newsletter service for writers, chosen by Writer's Digest magazine for its "101 Best Websites for Writers" for 21 years in a row. She lives on the banks of Lake Murray in central South Carolina with her federal agent husband.
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Writing three-dimensional characters

In your attempt to create characters your readers crave, these five steps can help you get to know and understand your players well enough to write living, breathing three-dimensional characters on the page.
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Have you considered entering a writing contest?

Everyone wants to have won an award, yet writing contests are something of an outlier in the book publishing world. Why isn't entering a writing contest a regular in a writer’s promotional plan? The fear of competition?
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Funding for Writers: How to Get a Grant

Many options exist for authors to find the funding that will jump start their dream career. Grants for writers provide many writing opportunities.
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Three Myths About Writing Contests

Writing contests aren’t sweepstakes; they are challenges. They judge writing quality and reward those with talent. Let's dispel some myths about writing contests.
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One Writers Conference Can Be All the Catalyst You Need

New authors might fear attending a writers conference. Seasoned writers may think they don't need to go to conferences anymore. It's worth reconsidering.
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Writing Contests: When to Enter, When to Run

Writers have a love-hate relationship with contests. Some people adore them, eager to submit regularly, and others back away, fearful of potential scams.


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