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First Person vs. Third Person

This post is the first in a series of which I talk about on about the creation of what I love (books). By this I mean I am going to rave on about different aspects of writing from dealing with writer’s block to character profiling. 857 more words

Writing

(Untitled)...Ugh, for heaven's sake.

Titles are the portion of writing that are necessary for every book and yet they are some of the most annoying aspects of writing a book. 507 more words

Fiction

The Horse Raiders—The Right Place

People are a product of their environment, so it’s important to match characters and setting carefully so they work together for a better story. The setting can reflect the problems of the characters, or the characters problems can be writ large in the world around them. 538 more words

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Cliffhangers - Good or Bad Writing Technique?

I’ve always thought that a well laid out cliffhanger was the mark of a talented writer, and someone who had a decent handle on what she wanted to do with a story as a whole. 885 more words

Writing

Creating The Ending To Your Story

Good morning, readers! 

As a writer, we spend so much time outlining and preparing to write and we can get overwhelmed. At least,  I know that I do. 638 more words

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Making Time to Write

So I read this blog post from author Gareth L. Powell last week.

http://www.garethlpowell.com/3-ways-to-increase-the-time-you-have-for-writing/

And I agreed with everything he said – so I decided to share it with you guys. 179 more words

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The Bitey Cat—Preschool POV

A short one this time: how does Kij Johnson make “The Bitey Cat” feel as if it’s told from a child’s point of view?

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