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Articles by Myra Nour

Baby Steps – Every writer starts the same – at step one. Like an infant, we must 1st learn to crawl, then take our 1st tentative steps…

Beginning Writer’s FAQ’s – It’s up to you whether you choose a pen name or use your own. Reasons for a pen name: Some names “feel”…

Believe In Your Words – For “young writers” who may be hesitant in submitting your material to magazines, to critique/partners…

GETTING STARTED: Scheduling a Big Help – Sometimes, one of the toughest issues facing writers is time…or the lack of it. Some of …

Character Development – I will cover many different aspects of character development in this article; some I have personally used…

Verbal Garbage – It’s a common mistake – sticking in excess words which aren’t needed. Recently, at a writer’s conference, an editor…

Getting Rid of Colloquialism and Redundancy in Your Writing– The definition of idioms are, the language peculiar to an individual, a group, a class, or a …

Page Set-up – Find out how to set up the pages of your manuscript for submission. Type your “real name” & address on the upper left…

How Do I Cope With Rejection? – A common remark to this question, is, develop a tough skin. Well, better said than done!…

Writing Sex Scenes – Sex scenes are probably some of the more difficult areas to write for many people. You must ask yourself…

Take Me To Your Planet or Writing Futuristic Romances – Do you want to zoom away in a spaceship? Or be captured by a hunky alien…