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Tons of Zine Reviews!

Now that I’ve had a chance to sit down and actually read the zines I picked up at DC Zinefest last weekend, here are some quick reviews (clockwise from upper left in the photo). 1,044 more words

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gegallas reblogged this on G. E. Gallas and commented:

Many thanks to Robert Mitchell Jr. for his enthusiastic reviews of The Poet and the Flea and The First Reich! It was wonderful meeting him at D.C. Zinefest and I look forward to reading his zines too. :)

my opinion on naps/some thoughts

Now Playing: Album: Minecraft: Volume Alpha Artist: C418

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It’s not that I’m a huge fan of the game Minecraft, but the music is wonderful to sleep to.   596 more words

Giving Characters Depth

Depth is more than backstory. It is who your character is. And it made me wonder whether I know my characters well enough.

1. Are you friends with your protagonist? 162 more words

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Here in My Heart by Anna DeStefano (Book Review)

Live and work together, or lose everything that matters…

The ultimatum tilts Dru Hampton’s contented life in Chandlerville, Georgia, on its ear. The man that Vivian, her cantankerous boss and benefactor, wants Dru to partner with—live with—is Brad Douglas, who’s let Dru down every way a man can. 804 more words

Book Reviews

These Are Not the Character Traits You Are Looking For: Make Your Main Character Likeable

What makes a character cliché? A character that readers don’t relate to, usually because they don’t feel real. This is can be a struggle for all writers, including yours truly. 717 more words

Rewriting

Often when we talk about the “rewriting” stage of a manuscript, we’re really talking about editing and polishing. We take the material we’ve written and shuffle it around, cut some bits, expand others, add a scene, correct the punctuation, and so on. 574 more words

Writing Process

Always Try To Write Your Best

I’ve discovered one unchanging fact about writing: it gets more fun the more you do it. Every time you write, it should be your best piece. 530 more words