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Articles by Gina Edwards

Gina Edwards is a writer, retreat leader, certified creativity coach, and editor. Through retreats, group coaching, and the community Women Writing for CHANGE, she provides safe spaces for women writers—aspiring and published—to claim their voices, write their stories, and leave their legacies. Gina, her clients, and her writer-friends are on a collective mission to positively impact the world through their written words. Connect at WWFC or www.AroundTheWritersTable.com.

What Is Dialogue?

What Is Dialogue?

Believable dialogue is the key to revealing your characters, establishing a scene's tone and atmosphere, and advancing your storyline. Learn to incorporate speech tags and action beats. Follow our ten tips to write effective dialogue.

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What are examples of conflict?

What are examples of conflict?

Conflict is THE driving force in fiction, but authors often avoid writing conflict into their stories. Learn the 7 conflict types and why to use them in your novel.

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Set the Scene: How to Use Setting to Enhance Your Writing

Set the Scene: How to Use Setting to Enhance Your Writing

Setting isn't just a backdrop. Find out how to deepen and enrich your characters, plot, and theme by creating settings that stand out.

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6 Steps to Develop Your Unique Author Voice

6 Steps to Develop Your Unique Author Voice

Struggling to find your own unique authorial voice? Follow these six steps and you'll be writing your authentic self in no time!

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How to Format a Manuscript

How to Format a Manuscript

Before delivering your manuscript to an editor, do these easy tasks to save yourself time, money, and probably a few headaches too.

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What are good writing goals

What are good writing goals

Create attainable, sustainable writing goals and plan for recovery when you can't hit the target.

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What are the best writers' conferences?

What are the best writers' conferences?

Get more from your experience of attending a writer's conference by matching one with your needs as a writer. Here are our picks for 2020.

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What are the best writing events?

What are the best writing events?

Have you wanted to attend a writing event but don't know what to expect or how to find the best one? Learn the differences, benefits, critical questions to help you find the conference, workshop, or retreat that's the right match for you.

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What are the types of editing?

What are the types of editing?

Did you know there's one type of editing that can make your writing stand out the most? Editor and writing coach Gina Edwards describes where and how line editing fits in the editing and revision process, and why every writer should learn the skills to line-edit their own work.

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Get Inside Your Character's Mindset

Get Inside Your Character's Mindset

What's more important when driving your story: plot or character? In this article, Gina Edwards describes how you can develop your characters to give readers a memorable and satisfying experience.

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