Finding Your Writing Community

As we here at Three Houses Press continue to work from home, we wanted to highlight a way that budding authors can stay connected. So today we’re going to focus on writing communities. I personally feel that this information is more relevant than ever as we strive to stay connected in the midst of isolation. However, please note that these tips will serve you well beyond this current climate.

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Sunday Story Prompt

You’ve been imprisoned for a crime you didn’t commit. Luckily, there is someone on the inside who promises to help break you out. Your plan all starts with a spork…

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Finishing Your Novel Takes Time… and a Schedule

One of the best ways to succeed as a writer is to make sure you are putting the time in! Here are 3 different techniques you can use to keep yourself on track to finishing your novel.

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Pinterest: Productivity and Promotion

In the world of social media marketing, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are commonly referred to as the Big Three. While these sites are incredibly important for authors to build their following, there is another underutilized social media platform that can be just as powerful when leveraged properly: I’m looking at you, Pinterest.

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Three Dialogue Pet Peeves and How to Knock It the Heck Off

Dialogue got you down? Here are three of the biggest dialogue pet peeves and ways to fix it so your characters can stay chatty.

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Resolutions Aren’t Enough: Four Tips on How to Follow-Through

On January 1st, how many of you said that this was the year you were going to write a novel? If your goal is to write a book in 2020, then congratulations! You simply setting that goal is a huge first step, and we can’t wait for you to send us your book for publication consideration. But we also want to remind you that writing is hard. Really freaking hard. We aren’t trying to discourage you, but we are trying to keep it real because we understand how life often gets in the way of our best intentions.

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Toxic Romance: Body Types

Romance writing has long been celebrated for giving women a voice in literature. Yet, the genre is failing to do more, including show a range of body types.

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Writing a Sequel: The Toughest Job in the Biz

What is it exactly about sequels that they so often never quite live up to our expectations? The sophomore slump is mostly a self-fulfilling prophecy, getting so nervous about a follow-up piece that you fail to meet expectations. Keep on reading to discover the top five mistakes that authors make when writing a sequel.

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Sunday Story Prompt

“Do you think these leftovers are safe to eat?” // “Idk… I’ve never seen food turn that color before.”

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