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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!

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

jacob_m_appel_quotes_to_craft_a_compelling_story_you_must_first_launch_it_in_the_right_direction

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

simon_wood_quotes_for_a_good_suspense_story_to_work_whats_at_stake_must_be_stated_at_the_beginning_of_the_story

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

jordan_e_rosenfeld_quotes_each_scene_launch_is_a_reintroduction_capturing_your_readers_attention_all_over_again_nanotips_nanowrimo

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

leigh_anne_jasheway_quotes_as_a_communication_tool_effective_use_of_humor_can_humanize_you_cementing_your_bond_with_readers

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

elizabeth_sims_quotes_subplots_bring_realism_to_your_main_plot_simply_by_existing_with_cats

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

jennifer_j_chow_quotes_i_want_my_readers_to_experience_hope_sassy_cat_mysteries

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

brenda_janowitz_quotes_the_most_important_part_of_your_novel_is_the_part_that_will_never_be_seen_by_the_reader_writing_advice_with_cats

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

Lucy Clarke: On the Power of Creativity

Lucy Clarke: On the Power of Creativity

Novelist Lucy Clarke discusses how a marathon of writing led to a first draft in just 17 days for her new psychological thriller, One of the Girls.

A Conversation With Jaden Terrell on Writer Expectations, Part 1 (Killer Writers)

A Conversation With Jaden Terrell on Writer Expectations, Part 1 (Killer Writers)

Killer Nashville founder Clay Stafford continues his series of interviews with mystery, thriller, and suspense authors. Here he has a conversation with novelist Jaden Terrell about writer expectations and success.

Connecting the Dots vs. Drawing the Whole Damn Picture: A Veteran Ghostwriter Takes Back His Pen and Finds Something To Say

Connecting the Dots vs. Drawing the Whole Damn Picture: A Veteran Ghostwriter Takes Back His Pen and Finds Something To Say

Writing for oneself after a decades-long career as a ghostwriter is a challenge unto itself. Here, author Daniel Paisner discusses his career as a ghostwriter, how the process differs from writing his own work, and if the two ever intersect.

Who Are Sensitivity Editors? And How Much Does Sensitivity Reading Pay?

Who Are Sensitivity Editors? And How Much Does Sensitivity Reading Pay?

Sensitivity readers offer a very specific and focused edit to manuscripts. Here, C. Hope Clark shares what a sensitivity editor is, how much it pays, and where you can start.

Kate White: On Building In Brainstorming Time

Kate White: On Building In Brainstorming Time

New York Times bestselling author Kate White discusses the process of writing her new psychological thriller, The Second Husband.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 615

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a desire poem.

Writer's Digest Best Writing Advice Websites for Writers 2022

Writer's Digest Best Writing Advice Websites for Writers 2022

Here are the top writing advice websites as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

Love the Art. Work the Business. | Nikesha Elise Williams

Nikesha Elise Williams: On the Power of Self-Publishing

In this indie author profile, novelist Nikesha Elise Williams shares her path to self publishing and the creative marketing strategy that's led to her success.

Change of Plans

Change of Plans

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, there's been a sudden and unforeseen change of plans.