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Patience to improve

my description of setting

It was a dark and stormy night.

and 4 character conversations.

  Who said that?

I love titles

They drop me in the middle of the action.

The Orphan Seat

Sometimes (when I can’t write) I take out The New Yorker and circle words that I would like to write about.

How To Get Past The Tricky Spot In Your Story

We all occasionally reach a spot in the story where we don’t know what to do, how to get the characters past a certain obstacle. 591 more words

I Can’t Finish My Story! Failure To Launch, a (common) writer nightmare

Occasionally a writer reaches out and laments about a writerly problem. Here’s one I received recently that I think is fairly common.

Dear Dan, 1,215 more words

Endurance: Don’t Quit =/= Never Take Breaks

A critique partner and friend recently noted that I’m looking even more prolific the past few days, putting out a few chapters of my story for inquiring eyes at the critique website. 1,665 more words