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  • Ayli’s Cheat Sheet of One-Liner Writing Tips

    It feels like it’s been forever since I’ve written a post for you guys here. Sorry I’ve been MIA, I’m hoping to get back into the groove of things over the next few months. (I’m not used to actually keeping busy, so I’ve gotta learn to juggle.)

    To make up for my neglect, I’ve compiled this handy-dandy list of little things to keep in mind when writing, something for you to revisit every once in a while when you feel the need to refresh yourself.

    You ready? Then without further ado, here they are:

    25 one-liner writing tips!

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  • 5 Awesome Apps For Writers

    As a writer whose brain is constantly in motion, I consider mobile apps one of the greatest conveniences of our time. And even beyond that, I just love finding new tools to mess around with. It can make the most mundane parts of the plotting process seem interesting again!

    (If I’m being honest, I came across two particular apps recently that I found super useful, and I really wanted to tell someone about them. Two didn’t feel like enough of a reason to write a blog post, though, so I may have actually done a bit of digging to find the other three. But they’re still really neat!)

    It’s important to note that I’m excluding all actual writing and note taking apps – like Microsoft Word and WPS Office – from this list. Obviously any app that allows you to write is going to be super useful for a writer. The point of this was to introduce you to apps you may not know of, that may help you brainstorm, plot, and plan.

    So without further ado, here are five awesome apps for writers!

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  • Let’s Play Disney Princess Book Tag!

    Hey guys! So, a bit of a different post this time.

    Just earlier I saw this post on one of my favorite book-related blogs, Fiery Reads, and it looked like so much fun. So I’m gonna have a go at it!

    For those of you confused as to what’s happening, here’s the gist:

    A blog titled Of Stacks and Cups made a post called The Disney Princess Book Tag, in which there are twelve princesses listed and you have to come up with a book (or book character) that fits their description, then tag other people you’d like to see fill it out.

    So without further ado, I’m going to do just that…

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  • My 16 Most Anticipated Books of 2016

    Hiya, guys! It’s been a moment since I’ve posted, but then again, it almost always is.

    Today I decided to do something different in light of the new year: I’m going to list sixteen books set for release this year that I actually want to read.  And who knows? Maybe it’ll give you some ideas of stories to add to your shelf. So let’s get to it, then!

    [NOTE: these books are listed in no particular order and are only numbered for convenience.]