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Language/ Mind Reader Outline

I’ve decided that I’ve been over-thinking my plot problem (and also to stop opening my monologues with “I think”; of course I think, that’s how it came up; and it’s not like I’m not sure – I’m always sure). 1,736 more words

Story Outline

The Snowflake Method: Outlining is the Key to Story Writing

A few years back I downloaded a free sample of The Snowflake Method. Although I eventually plan to buy the software, the sample has been a great tool to get one of my stories off the ground. 295 more words

Joe Seylange

On Why Finishing a Project is My Fatal Flaw

I have never had a problem coming up with new ideas. I’ll stumble out of dreams and hastily jot down the last wisps of a REM cycle, or see an image and have a story unfurl before my eyes, or hear a song verse and can hear my characters singing along before they’re even born. 438 more words

Why do we write novels?

I have written many examples of poor, indifferent and sometimes acceptable pages of articles, technical reports, short stories and “how to books” in my lifetime. 389 more words