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Writer Unboxed · 16h ago

Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Summer 2017 Edition)

Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, my goal was to make at least 50 submis...
Writer Unboxed · 1d ago

Why Write During Difficult Times

Our family recently experienced a life-changing medical emergency. As the doctors, nurses,...
Writer Unboxed · 2d ago

4 Ways to Beat Frustration in Your Writing Career

A writer named Yvonne Kohano reached out to me recently and told me this was her biggest c...
Writer Unboxed · 3d ago

Failure is a Four Letter Word (in Writing)

Failure is a four letter word. We fear it, we dread it, and we try to avoid it at all cost...
Writer Unboxed · 4d ago

The Secrets We Keep

Let’s talk, just for a moment, about social media. I love Facebook and Instagram for the c...
Writer Unboxed · 5d ago

Two Coins in the Hundred

In the classic film Chariots of Fire, Olympic sprinter Harold Abrahams hires a coach, Sam Mussabini, to help him win the 100-yard dash.  Mussabini first lays out a string of coins, represent...
Writer Unboxed · 6d ago

Heartened by Wonder Woman—The Case for Sincere Storytelling

As I write this, I’m fresh off of a second viewing of Wonder Woman. The movie has remained on my mind quite a bit. Even I’m surprised by how much, and I write epics that feature Amazon-like ...
Writer Unboxed · 1w ago

How to Ignore Your Instincts and Find the Real Story

Signature, the Penguin Random House site dedicated to books and culture, celebrated Short ...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

Please Do Not Support My Patreon

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. Ha...
Writer Unboxed · 1W ago

3 Hashtagged Sermonettes for Writers

#CreditWriters You may have heard me rail about how strange it is that authors are so bad ...