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Emulating Other Writers

Years ago when I started taking writing seriously I wanted to emulate a particular author I was reading at the time. By this stage I had done a fair amount of reading and I was doing a couple of writing courses by correspondence. 393 more words

Debbie Johansson

Storytelling & Genre Writing

The Brandon & Evan Show – Podcast #001

“Storytelling & Genre Writing”

In this podcast we discuss honouring the primary genres of film, including Drama, Horror, Action, Thriller & Comedy.   132 more words

What's Your Writing Personality?

I came across this charming graphic on Pinterest some time ago, but through all my internet searching, I could find very little information about what this means. 1,200 more words

Writer's Lifestyle

The Benefits of Writing Contests

There’s always a struggle in deciding how much time you need to focus on your “break out” novels versus writing shorter works for competitions. I hear you asking, “I want to be a serious author, so why waste time entering writing contests when I could be pitching to agents?” Well, dear reader, simply because… 852 more words

Writer's Lifestyle

Is Historical Tourism in Northwest Indiana Possible?

In researching my work-in-progress– an historical tale about Prohibition in Gary, Indiana– I came across the Rum Runners Tour in Windsor, Ontario.

The tour probed the area’s connection to the Prohibition Era in the United States. 441 more words

Michelle McGill-Vargas

What Genre to Write?

Daily Dose: Career Moves

Two things play a huge part in screenplay marketing success:

  1. A High Concept
  2. Pitching a Marketable Genre

Of course, you’ve got to write what you write. 143 more words


Genre Tropes are like Bunnies

Just to clear up any confusion right off the bat, bunnies are the worst! Sure they may look cute, hopping around with their cotton tails and twitchy noses, but it’s all a trick. 619 more words