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Keep it Simple...Steve Jobs

"That’s been one of my mantras—focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. 20 more words

Authors

Authors Answer 109 - Seasonal Writing

Winter is coming. I’m not talking about A Game of Thrones. The seasons are changing. Weather and seasons can affect what people do and how they do them. 1,055 more words

Writing

Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas

Hugless Douglas and I are both feeling the chill. The difference is he’s got a new knitted hat to wear, while I haven’t. (Too vain.) 139 more words

Books

LOST...and now found (The conclusion)

I raised my eyes to the heavens as I held onto Orein’s head on my lap. The clouds that covered the sun slowly drifted, allowing the sunlight to creep towards us. 1,749 more words

Writing on the Edge - A World of Dark Fantasy - Guest Post...

I never set out to write Dark Fantasy. As a lifelong Fantasy genre reader, all I had in mind when I started my goblin series was to create my own Fantasy world. 713 more words

Book Promo

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As a guest on The Story Reading Ape, Jaq D Hawkins discusses the inherent challenges of writing dark fantasy. The characters don't normally eat, drink, dress, or toilet like normal folk; so fleshing out a story demands considerable imagination . . .

Learning as You Write - Guest Post...

Writers are advised by editors, agents, academic and self-appointed experts to write about what they know. Some people have pointed out that would be boring. As writers we live in a world of imagination. 356 more words

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Mary Clark is a guest on The Story Reading Ape, discussing Learning as You Write: "it’s okay to write what you don’t know, as long as you make every effort to come to know it." When I began writing my latest novel, I thought no research would be involved. Was I taken by surprise? You bet. And I thoroughly researched everything for the sake of authenticity. Hop over to Chris' blog to read about Mary's personal experience . . .

5 Basic Tips on Staying Focused When Writing a Book - Guest Post...

To be able to work with sheer dedication, a writer needs the ability to fully concentrate and stay focused at all times. Maintaining your focus for sustained periods can be a difficult task to do. 927 more words

Writing Tips

Tina Frisco reblogged this on TINA FRISCO and commented:

The Story Reading Ape features guest Audrey Throne discussing ways authors can remain focused while writing. And much to my disappointment, her list doesn't include eating chocolate :) Hop over to Chris' blog for these common-sense tips . . .