She is 100% right. There are parts of my story that I have rewritten, rearranged, or omitted entirely!!

I hand write all my first drafts and then re-write/edit wholly within the typing out of my second draft. Please excuse the swears

Pixar’s 22 rules to phenomenal storytelling.

Some Helpful Life Hack Tips, Let's Make Life Great Again!

Writing Lessons from Stephen King

Four Writing Lessons from Stephen King

From sculpting a story to making time to read, Stephen King's ON WRITING taught me four key points.

How to Write a Short Story Infographic

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How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish -- I disagree with the time allotments shown, but the basic list is good reference.

Tip with prompt

The Power of the Quirky Detail

#motivation In case you were feeling down about writing. To cheer up, encourage

How to find your writer's voice: 20 writers weigh in (+ an awesome infographic) - Daniela Uslan In case you were feeling down about writing. To cheer up, encourage

How to amp up  your story and hit your reader in the gut.

Not a bad list. I personally would disregard the last one. If your character is feeling hopeless, your reader should feel the same. 10 ways to punch your reader in the gut

How to Write Your First Chapter if You Hate Writing First Chapters | perfectlyunperfected.blogspot.com

I hate first chapters. hate them. When I started writing my first book, it took me an entire summer to finally get through the firs.

100 Writing Prompts. (n.d.). Retrieved February 27, 2016, from https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/100-Writing-Prompts-1377772  I pinned this to have new ideas for journal writing.

100 Writing Prompts

Teach Your Child to Read - 100 Writing Prompts. Retrieved February from www. I pinned this to have new ideas for journal writing.

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