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Welcome to my blog. This blog is all about writing tips for writers and teachers of writing. Each week I will address one aspect of writing. Occasionally, I will post tips about no-fee contests and calls for submissions by publishers. If you would like to know more about me or my books, check out my website at www.nancykellyallen.com
Call for submissions for adult writers:
When writing humor, don’t rely on one type to please all readers. Vary the humor by tickling the audience in a laugh-out-loud scene and again with a simple chuckle. Every sentence doesn’t have to be funny; instead, drop in funny situations and dialog as you play with the words and have fun with the story. Keep the audience in mind as you create situations that are relatable with the readers.
Try these tips:
Next week, I’ll continue with chapter book tips.
Next week, I’ll continue with more chapter book tips.
Check out more contests on my blog: http://nancykellyallen.blogspot.com/
Spellbound is a children's fantasy e-zine for 8-12 year olds.Authors and poets are welcome to submit their own artwork to accompany their stories and poems. Artwork should be submitted as per the art guidelines. Please understand artwork, poetry, and prose will be evaluated separately, and there is no guarantee that any or all “companion” work will be accepted together.