Enhancing your Vocabulary: Descriptors

While writers should not over-describe a scene, readers need some sense of time, location, setting, and characters to fully understand…

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Enhancing Your Vocabulary: Emotions

Writers, in general, have an excellent grasp of the English language. However, there is always room for improvement, especially as…

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The Writing Process: Getting Published

It’s finished!! Well, kind of. Now you need to get your precious manuscript out to the masses. Whether you choose…

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The Writing Process: The Author Team

You have writing skills, but do you have all those needed to publish your book? If not, others do! Below…

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The Writing Process: Getting Started, Part 2

Now you’ve started writing, it’s time to polish your work. Below are some resources to improve your writing, right from…

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Genre Writing: Non-Fiction

Many authors, myself included, find writing non-fiction easier than fiction. The subjects and opportunities for writing in this genre are…

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Genre Writing: Short Stories

As with children’s books, it may seem that short stories are easier to write than novels. However, many authors find…

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Newsletter Coming Soon

Another first for Under the Quilt Book Blog! Starting July 27, I will be putting out a newsletter. This will…

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Genre Writing: Playwriting and Screenwriting

Putting words on paper is one thing. Putting them down in the correct form for plays or movies is quite…

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