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Last week’s Gossip Girl: 3 Tips for Getting Feedback from a Loved One

Did anyone catch last week’s Gossip Girl? The one where Dan wants Vanessa to give him feedback on something he’s writing? Here’s the gist–Dan is a writer and Vanessa makes films. Dan and Vanessa used to be best friends. Now … Continue reading






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Writing Tips from TV: Lessons from Project Runway

I love Project Runway. Drama + high fashion + catty fighting = Awesome. But probably the most fun part about this show is watching creative minds at work. But what lessons can a writer take away from this show? #1) … Continue reading






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Tips for writing with a co-author #3: Avoiding Conflicts

So now you have a co-author and you’ve figured out how you’re going to write together, but chances are, you won’t get very far without some sort of disagreement. But how can you prevent these disagreements from escalating? 1) Give … Continue reading






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Tips for writing with a co-author #2: Logistics

Now that you’ve picked a co-author (see previous post), how exactly do you get the work done? Step 1) Create an outline What is your story about? Who are your characters? What’s going to happen to them? When you are … Continue reading






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Tips for writing with a co-author: Four Characteristics of a Good Co-author

After racking my brain for blog ideas this week, I’ve decided to answer a question that I get asked all the time by fellow writers as well as non-writer friends: How do you write with a co-author? As you may … Continue reading






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