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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 36

ramonagravitarWorksheet #36 – Write What You Know Worksheet

List topics you could write about from your personal experiences, knowledge, or interests. Example: motherhood. Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 36”

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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 35

ramonagravitarWorksheet #35 – 10 Steps to Writing Nonfiction

From Idea to Submission in 10 Steps

You have an idea for a nonfiction piece. It can be straight nonfiction, memoir, or creative nonfiction. What do you ask after a story idea captures you? Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 35”

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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 34

ramonagravitarWorksheet #34 – Building a Short Story

A short story requires three things: a person, a place, and a problem.  Let’s build a short story from these three elements. Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 34”

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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 33

cropped-ramonalogofinal.jpgWorksheet #33 –Weekly Goals

Sunday is traditionally a day of rest and relaxation, or reflection and renewal. In my online courses, I give a day off for a mental break, but because this a short-term project, no breaks! Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 33”

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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 32

ramonagravitarWorksheet #32: Story Success Plan

From a spring workshop a few years ago, here are some questions to rev your interest in a new project. Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 32”

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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 31

ramonagravitarWorksheet #31 – Critique Tips

You’re asked to comment on a colleague’s work. How do you do this in a sensitive and helpful way? Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 31”

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40 Days of Worksheets – Day 30

ramonagravitarWorksheet #30 – Market and Audience

Some questions for before and after your book goes live in the world. Continue reading “40 Days of Worksheets – Day 30”