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The Struggles of Writing, Plus a Bridge Metaphor

It’s an odd thing, how confidence in your writing comes and goes. Some days you’re on fire, your mind thinking up the scene so fast that your fingers can barely write it down fast enough. 637 more words

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The Pros and Cons of Scribophile

For those of you who are serious about writing, nothing is more important than revising  your work, to make it better than how it first began. 626 more words

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Relaxation in the Country (Bonus!: Added TBR Books)

So, thanks to my busy schedule and the handful of days I took to go visit my mom and younger siblings, I haven’t had much a chance to blog this past week. 449 more words

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Outlining: Your Novel's Road Map

On Monday, I gave out a list of links for people who don’t really enjoy outlining but are willing to give it a try. Today I’m going to explain why you should. 574 more words

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Defining the Phenomenon of the "Main Character"

A few days ago, one of my fellow cabinmates from Camp NaNoWriMo posted what might seem like a mundane question but actually sparked my interest. 609 more words

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New Prime Minister and Education Secretary - Friday 15 July 2016

In my last update this academic year we can reflect on what a tumultuous year it has been. We started back in September with a new Ofsted Common Inspection Framework, new curricula and assessment. 519 more words

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The Problem With Series

As a reader, I love books that are part of a series. Really good stand-alone books are heartbreakers, because it lets you fall in love with the characters just to make you leave them 400 pages later. 420 more words

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