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The Benefits of Keeping a Gratitude Journal | Writing Forward

Find out why keeping a gratitude journal is beneficial for writers.

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Writing Resources: Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury | Writing Forward

A review of Ray Bradbury's collection of essays on creativity and writing, Zen in the Art of Writing.

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Poetry Prompts for Fall | Writing Forward

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Where Do Successful Authors Get Their Most Brilliant Writing Ideas? | Writing Forward

Looking for writing ideas? Some of the history's most successful authors can point you in the right direction.

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Punctuation Marks: The Exclamation Mark | Writing Forward

Most punctuation marks come with a confusing set of rules, but not the exclamation mark. Though it's straightforward, it's often overused by writers.

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Critiques Make Your Writing Better | Writing Forward

Accepting critiques isn't easy but it's essential if you want to produce better writing. These tips will explain how to accept critiques graciously.

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Journal Prompts for Aspiring Writers | Writing Forward

Do you ever take time to think about where you're going as a writer? These journal prompts will help you assess your goals and accomplishments.

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Storytelling Exercise: Concepts and Premises | Writing Forward

Lean about concepts and premises for storytelling in this excerpt from "Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises."

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Creating Characters That Resonate | Writing Forward

In this excerpt from the book "What's the Story? Building Blocks for Fiction Writing," we explore the art of creating characters that resonate.

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From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Haiku | Writing Forward

Take a look inside 101 Creative Writing Exercises with this selection from Chapter Seven (Form Poetry) on writing haiku.