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Kitchen Timer Method

A good way to make yourself write. Don Roos, the clever mind behind The Opposite of Sex and Web Therapy, gave me this.

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How to Know If You're a Bad Writer

Earlier this year, I posted a discussion on what to do when you’re a bad writer with a good story. PopCultureGrinch read the piece and asked a follow up: how do you know when you’re a bad writer? 1,197 more words

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The Story Analyst: The True In Medias Res

If you look at the stories that have rooted themselves into cultural consciousness, starting a story in medias res – the middle of things – is understood in a very particular way. 1,673 more words


What makes good writing?

I’ve been thinking about this for a while. What makes good writing? Is it the style the author uses? The words themselves?

Maybe way the author plays with the words, so they roll back and forth in your mind, dancing and leaping until they explode off the page? 254 more words


Prompts: The Brainworm Of Voice

If you’re using writing prompts to help fire up the creative synapses, they are likely doing more harm than good, especially if you don’t understand why. 1,218 more words


Things you should never say to an Author #writing #amwriting #author #romance

Every so often I hear a phrase, whether it’s said to me or I see another author comment about what someone said to them on social media, that just makes me want to shake my head. 961 more words

Adventures In Writing A Novel

Who's Your FAVORITE Bad Guy?!

Working on Your Screenplay STILL Sucks!. Writing about Opponents… wondering who you think are the finest Bad Guys in the history of movies or TV… … 58 more words