Articles by Myra Nour

Baby Steps - Every writer starts the same - at step one. Like an infant, we must 1st learn to crawl, then take our 1st tentative steps...

Beginning Writer's FAQ's - It's up to you whether you choose a pen name or use your own. Reasons for a pen name: Some names "feel"...

Believe In Your Words - For “young writers” who may be hesitant in submitting your material to magazines, to critique/partners...

GETTING STARTED: Scheduling a Big Help - Sometimes, one of the toughest issues facing writers is time...or the lack of it. Some of ...

Character Development - I will cover many different aspects of character development in this article; some I have personally used...

Verbal Garbage - It's a common mistake - sticking in excess words which aren't needed. Recently, at a writer's conference, an editor...

Getting Rid of Colloquialism and Redundancy in Your Writing - The definition of idioms are, the language peculiar to an individual, a group, a class, or a ...

Page Set-up - Find out how to set up the pages of your manuscript for submission. Type your "real name" & address on the upper left...

How Do I Cope With Rejection? - A common remark to this question, is, develop a tough skin. Well, better said than done!...

Writing Sex Scenes - Sex scenes are probably some of the more difficult areas to write for many people. You must ask yourself...

Take Me To Your Planet or Writing Futuristic Romances - Do you want to zoom away in a spaceship? Or be captured by a hunky alien...

"Ask Myra" Column

Column 1: "Following Your Heart?"
Column 2: "I'm Finished, What's Next?"
Column 3: "Is The Saga Over?"
Column 4: "BaTitlee of the Pubs?"
Column 5: "The Author Site"
Column 6: "Critiques"
Column 7: "Plotting Before Penning"
Column 8: "Writing a Series"

 

 
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