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This month on writermag.com
STAYING ORGANIZED • A new year and a long winter offer plenty of opportunities to get our craft and career ducks in a row. These products will help you defeat both physical and mental clutter, clearing a creative path forward all year long.
Fall off the log • A little shift in consciousness can create life-altering creativity.
THE FINAL SPELLCHECK • The larger the manuscript, the more prone it is to errors. This checklist will ensure those i’s are dotted, the t’s are crossed, and your protagonist’s name isspelled the same the whole way through.(Trust us: The latter is way more common than you think.)
SETTING THE TABLE • A table of contents isn’t just about organizing your chapters; it’s also a valuable tool for shaping your novel’s content. Here’s how to use it to its fullest potential.
10 COMMON romance TROPES • …Plus, how to write them.
Zoom-onomics 101 • How to sell more books at a virtual book launch.
75 WRITING PROMPTS • These exercises will keep your creativity flowing all winter long.
Vestal Review • This journal has been seeking eclectic flash fiction for more than two decades.
Romance Slam Jam Book Lovers’ Convention • This five-day virtual event connects romance writers with both industry professionals and devoted fans of the genre in a diverse and inclusive setting.
Gigi Will Know • Have a query about craft? Need some clarification on an aspect of the publishing industry? Looking for career advice? Email your queries to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Advice Column.” We can’t wait to read your questions!