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The Surprising Things Readers Leave In Secondhand Books | Writer’s Relief

Plane tickets, dried flowers, recipes and (ew!) even used tissues, Emma Smreker has found all these and more in the secondhand books she collects. In this article Writer’s Relief found on independent.co.uk, Emma explains how finding photographs left behind in old books led her to attempt to return them to their owners. And she’s had a surprising amount of success!

Read more about how Emma returns treasures found in secondhand books here.

 

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How To Use Screenwriting Techniques To Improve Your Novel | Writer’s Relief

Writers of novels may always feel at odds with screenwriters—how often do we hear “the book was better”? But let’s be honest, the heart of any good movie is the writing: consider such well-written movies as Sideways, Lost In Translation, and, yes, Finding Nemo. At Writer’s Relief, we know that there are screenwriting techniques and… Continue Reading

Writing Strategies: Should You Plot It Or Wing It? | Writer’s Relief

There are two basic approaches to writing: plotting out the major details, or letting an idea take you where it may, with no set plan. Some authors enjoy writing spontaneously without any restrictions. Others prefer sitting down at the desk with all ideas carefully researched, quotes sourced, and arguments thoroughly supported. But which of these… Continue Reading

Featured Client: Stephen G. Weiss II | Writer’s Relief

Click on the video above to hear about Stephen’s experience with Writer’s Relief! A surgeon for more than twenty years, Dr. Stephen Weiss enjoys putting down the scalpel and picking up a pen. Yet, even after getting his MFA and attending several writing workshops and conferences, Stephen still didn’t feel confident enough to submit his… Continue Reading



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