9 Lines of Writing Advice With Cats

We love writing; we love cats; so why not enjoy nine lines of writing advice with cats? If you need some great writing advice and fun images of cats, you've found your online destination. Enjoy!
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One thing I know about Writer's Digest editors over the years is that we all love reading and writing. Another thing I know is that many of us love cats. So it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that this post of writing advice with cats has been an inevitability that's time has finally come.

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I've collected nine lines of great writing advice and paired them up with fun images of cats. I mean, what else do you need? Probably nothing, but I've included links to each of the original (super helpful) articles filled with writing advice under each image. So come for the cute cats and stay for the great writing advice. Enjoy!

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9 Lines of Writing Advice With Cats

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From "10 Ways to Start Your Story Better," by Jacob M. Appel

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From "How to Make Your Setting a Character," by Donald Maass

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From "9 Tricks to Writing Suspense Fiction," by Simon Wood

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From "10 Ways to Launch Strong Scenes," by Jordan E. Rosenfeld

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From "How to Write Better Using Humor," by Leigh Anne Jasheway

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From "7 Ways to Add Great Subplots to Your Novel," by Elizabeth Sims

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From "Jennifer J. Chow: Sparking Optimism and Hope With Cozy Mystery Novels (and Sassy Cats)," by Robert Lee Brewer

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From "10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Characters," by Brenda Janowitz

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From "11 Secrets to Writing an Effective Character Description," by Rebecca McClanahan

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20 Most Popular Writing Posts of 2020

We share a lot of writing-related posts throughout the year on the Writer's Digest website. In this post, we've collected the 20 most popular writing posts of 2020.

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Carla Malden: Writing With Optimism and Innocence

Screenwriter and author Carla Malden explains why young adult fiction and the '60s go hand-in-hand and how she connected with her main character's voice.

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Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Talking About the Work-in-Progress

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake writers make is talking about the work-in-progress.

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Greta K. Kelly: Publishing Is a Marathon

Debut author Greta K. Kelly reveals how the idea for her novel sparked and the biggest surprise of her publication journey.

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Mistress Bradstreet Stanza: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the Mistress Bradstreet stanza, an invented form of John Berryman.

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Capital vs. Capitol (Grammar Rules)

Learn when to use capital vs. capitol with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

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On Writing to Give Grief Meaning and Write Out of Challenging Situations

Author Lily Dulan explains why writers have to be willing to go to difficult places inside themselves for their writing to make a positive impact on ourselves, others, and the world.

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Gerald Brandt: Toeing the Line Between Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Science fiction author Gerald Brandt explains how this new series explores the genre boundary and how he came to find his newest book's focus.

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Plot Twist Story Prompts: Moment of Doubt

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character experience a moment of doubt.