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PART THREE: Help Along the Way part I

Anne Lamott believes in lists, taking notes and, of course, index cards. Index cards are the focus of the first chapter of this section of… 508 more words

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False Starts

The chapter titled “False Starts” is about being able to distinguish the first impressions we’ve written for our characters including our “cool” ideas of what the story should be and the actual subject or character the story is about. 402 more words

Anne Lamott

How to Begin a Story

I’ve written a couple of posts about beginning a story, but I thought I’d come at this subject from a slightly different angle. Lately I’ve had a few people congratulate me on being a writer, while in the same breath proclaiming that they would love to write a book but wouldn’t know where to begin. 450 more words

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