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What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

June is almost over, and we hope all you Writer’s Block Partiers had a wonderful Pride Month! Here are some of the books we’re reading in celebration: Kat Cho is reading Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender Twelve-year-old Caroline is a Hurricane Child, born on Water Island during a storm. Coming into this world during a hurricane is unlucky,… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

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Pub Life #5: Knowledge is Power – Contracts & Rights

Through our Pub Life posts, Writer’s Block Party will be hosting guests and contributors who talk about their jobs within the publishing industry. There are many more career paths in publishing than a lot of people realize, and we’re so excited to spotlight a few of them for you guys! Today, we’re excited to share… Continue reading Pub Life #5: Knowledge is Power – Contracts & Rights

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How To Use Foreshadowing to Create Anticipation

You don’t always want to shock your readers. Sometimes, huge twists can work not because the reader is completely blindsided, but because they’ve been anticipating them. Anticipation is THE fundamental story element. It’s what gets the reader to keep reading. Big twists can work even if the reader knows they’re coming as long as the characters remain in… Continue reading How To Use Foreshadowing to Create Anticipation