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Two-three-four stories - Your story structure's building blocks

Have you read the two-stories e-book of P J Reece (Story Structure To Die For)? If not, do, it’s free to download but would be worth reading even if it cost money. 439 more words

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Dream, Dream, Dream

The main character in my mystery, young widow Kate Hamilton, contemplates the significance of dreams:

All you have to do is dream, the Everly Brothers promised. 825 more words

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Characterization and POV

Point of View and Characterization Technique
Making Your Writing Compelling on Every Page

Guide for Aspiring and Professional Novelists


Mark R. Littleton

Price: $8.00… 3,780 more words

Posting Class Notes from the PNWA Summer Writers' Conference in Seattle

I attended the Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association’s (PNWA’s) Summer Writers’ Conference in Seattle, in the middle of this month, but I noticed a lot of my writerly-type friends were missing from the conference this year. 257 more words

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The 5 Stages of Rewriting

Some writers fear the first draft, the blank page staring at them.

Not me. I love it. This is me at my best – scribbling down my ideas, getting it all out on the page, only looking forward. 271 more words


Writers Block

“Yada-yada. I don’t feel like writing, I’m not in the mood. Can I watch re-runs of MTV’s Daria instead? Please, Please.”

“No. Write.”


“I just did, done. 221 more words

Free-style Friday

Writing is for the Dogs (and Cats…) or What’s Your Writing Style?

Are you a dog writer or a cat writer? What’s your writing style?

Find out in my new guest post on Tony Riches’ blog The Writing Desk!

All the best from,