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There’s a lot of writing advice out there… But Is It Write? Every week, Candice and Maggie discuss, debunk, dismantle and debate common writing advice.

Want to submit advice for us to cover in a future episode? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite (http://twitter.com/butisitwrite) ) or send it to butisitwrite@gmail.com!

But Is It Write‪?‬ Candice Lee and Maggie Derrick

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There’s a lot of writing advice out there… But Is It Write? Every week, Candice and Maggie discuss, debunk, dismantle and debate common writing advice.

Want to submit advice for us to cover in a future episode? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite (http://twitter.com/butisitwrite) ) or send it to butisitwrite@gmail.com!

    Don't Write For Exposure

    Don't Write For Exposure

    Writers and creatives deserve to be paid for their work. But are there exceptions to the rule? Candice and Maggie ponder the pros and cos of writing for exposure.

    Have a piece of writing advice you want us to talk about? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite) or send us an email (butisitwrite@gmail.com)

    • 33 min
    Don't Use Prologues

    Don't Use Prologues

    Are your a prologue reader or a prologue skipper? Does it matter? Candice and Maggie hash it out between tangents.

    Have a piece of writing advice you want us to talk about? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite) or send us an email (butisitwrite@gmail.com)

    • 28 min
    Hoard Your Ideas

    Hoard Your Ideas

    Remember "Remedial Chaos Theory", that episode of Community with the multiple timelines where they all take turns getting the pizza? That's kind of what "hoard your ideas"—and this episode—is like.

    Have a piece of writing advice you want us to talk about? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite) or send us an email (butisitwrite@gmail.com)

    • 29 min
    Don't Use Adverbs

    Don't Use Adverbs

    Adverbs are your frenemies: they don't always have your best interests at heart, but sometimes you just want 'em around.

    Thanks to Twitter user @AveryAmes for submitting this week's advice!

    Have a piece of writing advice you want us to talk about? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite) or send us an email (butisitwrite@gmail.com)

    • 25 min
    Read Recent Titles

    Read Recent Titles

    This week's episode was inspired by a tweet from @Sarah_Nicolas! Candice and Maggie talk about why you should be reading recent titles in your genre and what this has to do with comp titles.

    Have a piece of writing advice you want us to talk about? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite) or send us an email (butisitwrite@gmail.com)

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    • 29 min
    Your First Draft Should Be Ugly

    Your First Draft Should Be Ugly

    Your first draft might be crap, but you're gonna polish that turd 'til it shines.

    Have a piece of writing advice you want us to talk about? Tweet it to us (@butisitwrite) or send us an email (butisitwrite@gmail.com)

    • 27 min

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