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An Exclusive List of Writing Contests in 2023

  • calenderJan 03, 2023
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Out of the many poetry contests, short story competitions, and essay contests held each year, which ones will reward your hard work? We’ve listed the best writing contests happening in 2023.

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5 Elements of a Short Story & 6 Stages of a Plot

  • calenderJan 02, 2023
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The five elements of short stories make them the best starting point for novice writers. They’re short and fairly simple, so the writer gets a chance to focus on the plot, character, and theme.

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A List of Writing Contests in 2022 | Exciting Prizes!

  • calenderNov 09, 2022
  • calender7 min read

Writing competitions are vital for any new writer who wants to be successful. But it’s important to know which poetry competitions, short story contests, and nonfiction contests are worth the effort.

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How to Create Powerful Conflict in Your Story | Useful Examples

  • calenderAug 17, 2022
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In this article, you will learn about how and why conflict is crucial in all stories. We also discuss the steps to be followed to create genuine conflict.

A writer stares ahead at a path that branches out into three paths, each bearing the name plot. The writer is wondering how to write a powerful plot.

How to Write a Powerful Plot in 12 Steps

  • calenderJan 02, 2022
  • calender8 min read

Writing a book does not sustain only on a story. You have to write a plot to structure your story to make it more effective. Find all that you need to know about the plot and how to write one, here.

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