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Joe Bunting: Administrator, Becoming Writer, 100 Day Book, Bbp Participant, Winter Writing Contest 2016, Better Book Ideas, Story Cartel Course
Member since August 13, 2013

Joe Bunting is an author and the founder of The Write Practice. He is the author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller Let's Write a Short Story! You can follow him on Instagram (@jhbunting).

Website: http://joebunting.com

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Joe Bunting
in The Mod Squad
02:20 pm on January 30, 2019

Week 14: 6,456 words  Total word count: 57,744 What I worked on: This week I finished chapters 2 and 3 and half of [more]

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Joe Bunting
in [100DB] Group C
04:25 pm on October 15, 2018

Hey everyone! I’m excited to be writing my novel with you. Group C all the way!

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Joe Bunting
in The Mod Squad
03:02 pm on August 14, 2018

Hey Mod Team! Welcome to the new platform! Over the next few weeks let’s make this our own writing group. Post your weekly [more]

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Silent Dawn
by Catherine Ryan in The Mod Squad
01:31 pm on August 20, 2018

Awake at silent dawn,I listen for the phoebe’s callor cardinal’s morning herald. Only silence, but for cricket chirps.Summer’s crest is gone.Winter comes too [more]

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Literary Crisis: Why a Crisis Will Make Your GOOD Story GREAT
by Joe Bunting in Literary Crisis: Why a Crisis Will Make Your GOOD Story GREAT
09:00 am on February 15, 2019

So you wrote a story or a novel or a book. You’re proud. You’re excited. Visions of publishing dance in your head. Then you go back and read your story or novel or book, and you think, “Well, this is good and I feel proud of it. But it doesn’t match up to the stories/novels/books I know and love.”

You wrote a GOOD story, but not a GREAT one. Worse, you don’t know why.

How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide
by Joe Bunting in How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide
10:00 am on January 8, 2019

You have a book inside of you. Perhaps you have a great story idea. Maybe people have told you, “Your life should be made into a book!” Or maybe you feel like you have an idea that’s important to share with the world. Whatever your motivations, it’s not enough to want to write, you need to know how to write a book.

In this post, we’re talking about how to write a book, including the ways not to write a book, plus the 10 steps that I’ve led hundreds of now-authors through as they finished their first books.

What Writers Accomplished in 2018
by Joe Bunting in What Writers Accomplished in 2018
11:12 am on December 24, 2018

How do you become a great writer? How do you write books that people love? How do you turn your writing into a career without losing it as a passion?

These are the problems I was trying to help writers solve when I started The Write Practice in 2011, and in 2018, we did more to accomplish those goals than ever. But we couldn’t have done it without the help and support from this community.

Make Your Writing Week Awesome With This One Writing Tip
by Joe Bunting in Make Your Writing Week Awesome With This One Writing Tip
01:08 pm on December 17, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I struggle to write on Mondays. There are always so many details to catch up on, emails to respond to, meetings to attend.

But for me, last week was a pretty terrible week for my writing. I had way too many late nights cranking out words to make my word count goal. I procrastinated way too much. And I’m determined to have a better week this week. So I’m implementing one writing tip in my rhythm this week, and it might help you, too.