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Wheel of Emotion Adjectives | Linda W. Yezak

A useful tool when you need to vary the emotions portrayed by your characters.

Found this on pinterest, which had previously be posted on tumblr. Amazing what all’s out there in cyberland. 20 more words


Article: "Creating a Cookbook, Part I: The Ingredients List"

“The first part of making a complex job simple is to have a clear list of the necessary supplies. In the case of a cookbook, that means the  31 more words


How to Write Unexpected Story Events - Helping Writers Become Authors

Having your characters do things that are unexpected things can work really well—if you do it right.

Want to write stories readers will find unexpected and that will delight them with the realism of your plot twists? 16 more words


Rewriting: An Overview of the Process

“It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.”

— C. J. Cherryh

The goal of the rewrite is simple, but not easy.

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One Example of Why Less Is More When Writing Description - Helping Writers Become Authors

Using an economy of descriptions is almost always the best idea.

Learn how to pump up your prose by writing descriptions that trust your readers to get the most out of even the simplest phrasings. 15 more words


I’ve been preoccupied with feverishly editing my second NaNoWriMo novel (2015) for a couple of months now, and after spending weeks on draft 1.5, I’ve officially started on draft 2. 188 more words


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