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Note #14 ARC

THINK: Path, Trajectory, Direction.

THINK: Emotional truth. What does my character want?

THINK: Why is my character taking this risk?

These are ways to look at ARC for story and character. 422 more words


A to Z Challenge Day 14: Neville Longbottom (the Heart of Gryffindor)

Fair warning, if you’ve never read the Harry Potter novels, this post is going to contain HUGE SPOILERS because there is simply no way to talk about this character the way I want to talk about him without having HUGE ENORMOUS SPOILERS!!! 388 more words

Tracey Lynn Tobin Writer

Winning Beginnings

So, you have a story in mind and it’s a good one; one you know is worth your reader’s time. But how do you tell it? 669 more words

Fiction Writing

Pont Neuf Setting and Collaborative Plots in Written Across the Genres

My anthology, Written Across the Genres, has two Dock Stories toward the end of the book. The setting is Paris, the dock is below the Pont Neuf, the oldest of the 37 bridges that cross the Seine River. 282 more words

Julaina Kleist-Corwin


Over time I have built a few pieces of furniture – a book case here, a table there.  Wood is good and great pleasure is derived from the process of milling rough lumber into useable boards, shaping and joining those boards into something aesthetically pleasing and lasting.   644 more words


Titanfall: where is my story?

Immersion is a key element to any sci-fi title – movie or game – and it is critical for the writer(s) to be able to capture ones’ imagination and hold onto it in order for the series to be successful. 670 more words


"FROZEN" viewings (1), rank 6.8/10

Let’s start by addressing the good qualities of this film.

  1. It’s main arc is about sibling love, and not romantic love.
  2. It vocalizes an excellent point on true love .
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