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What Do You Have To Lose?: Infusing Your Characters With Personal Stakes | DVPit Blog Hop

WBP is hosting another post for DVPit’s blog hop this week! #DVpit, the Twitter pitch event for marginalized creators, is returning for its fifth run this April. In preparation for the main event, Writer’s Block Party is hosting a guest post from author and literary agent Hannah Fergesen as part of the #DVpit blog hop!… Continue reading What Do You Have To Lose?: Infusing Your Characters With Personal Stakes | DVPit Blog Hop

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Guest Post with Rachel Griffin: On Sharing Early Work With Critique Partners

Hello, Writer’s Block Party readers! Today we’re delighted to feature a guest post by Rachel Griffin. Look forward to the occasional guest contributor appearing on our blog from now on!   Last Thursday I was buried in revision notes when my calendar chimed with a reminder. It said my housekeeper would be arriving in one… Continue reading Guest Post with Rachel Griffin: On Sharing Early Work With Critique Partners

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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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Hi Writers…Let’s talk about taxes

Introduction As Benjamin Franklin once famously stated, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And as a fantasy writer who crafts stories about perilous adventure and tragic characters, I much prefer reading about the former! As creative professionals, we have undergone intensive effort to hone our crafts, laborious research… Continue reading Hi Writers…Let’s talk about taxes

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Reading Recs for Family Dynamics

In our “Reading Recs for…” series we’ll recommend reads for certain topics that we run into often. Family dynamics is something most readers can relate to. And complicated family dynamics is often a wonderful tool to understand our characters through their relationships with those closest to them. So, for this “Reading Recs” post we’re giving… Continue reading Reading Recs for Family Dynamics