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Writer Unboxed about the craft and business of genre fiction

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Writer Unboxed · 21h ago

Survival Pack or How to Keep Writing No Matter What

What if life never got in the way of writing? What if I told you there was a way to guaran...
Writer Unboxed · 1d ago

Google Maps: The Best Writing Tool that No One Knows About

Has a map ever challenged a pre-conceived notion that you had about a location? Please wel...
Writer Unboxed · 2d ago

The Eight Great Traits of Great Book Titles

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and sh...
Writer Unboxed · 3d ago

An Arms Race of Monetized Distraction

Suiting Up for the Attention Economy From time to time–many journalists know this moment—i...
Writer Unboxed · 4d ago

Flog a Pro: would you pay to turn the first page of this bestseller?

Trained by reading hundreds of submissions, editors and agents often make their read/not-r...
Writer Unboxed · 5d ago

You’re Amazing and You Can Do This

I recently got back from a writers conference (the Dallas-Fort Worth Writers Conference, t...
Writer Unboxed · 6d ago

Beyond the First Five Pages

An agent once told me that she reads the first sentence of a manuscript.  If she likes it, she reads the second, then the third.  If she finishes the manuscript, she signs it up. I suspect m...
Writer Unboxed · 1w ago

Destined To Write

“To be born is to be chosen.”—John O’Donohue Let me start by declaring my belief that I am...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

How to Prepare for a TED-style Author Talk in Less Than 10 days

Please welcome Deanna Cabinian as our guest today. Deanna is a marketing director who live...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

The Workout Writer: Perceived Weakness

I often think of my father when I write or when I pull on boxing gloves. He boxed while he...