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#FREE book on writing: FIND THE MAGIC – How to Plot a Story in 10 Easy Steps is FREE through Amazon Kindle for a LIMITED Time: 261 more words

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Find the Magic by Alicia Dean

FREE Kindle Ebook on Plotting – Nov 27 through Nov 29!!

Editor and author, Alicia Dean’s FIND THE MAGIC – How to Plot a Story in 10 Easy Steps is FREE through Amazon Kindle for a LIMITED Time: 468 more words

Cheating on Your Book: How to Tell the Difference Between a Passing Fling and a Love that Lasts

New ideas are the sexy sirens of the writing world. At first blush, they’re so fresh and new and uncomplicated. They catch your glance while you’re hard at work, drawing your focus away from what you should be working on. 728 more words

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Lies, Denial & Buried Secrets---How to Create Dimensional Characters

As mentioned in a previous post, one of my all-time favorite series is True Detective. There is a line that’s repeated in the series and it is SO perfect for our purposes today. 1,545 more words

Kristen Lamb

aurorajeanalexander reblogged this on Writer's Treasure Chest and commented:

Kristen Lamb, owner of the Reader's Digest 101 best Websites for Writers 2015 and author of the #1 best-selling books We Are Not Alone—The Writer’s Guide to Social Media and Are You There, Blog? It’s Me, Writer, has published another excellent blog post, this time about how to create dimensional characters. An excellent guidance. Thank you, Kristen.

Lies, Denial & Buried Secrets---How to Create Dimensional Characters

As mentioned in a previous post, one of my all-time favorite series is True Detective. There is a line that’s repeated in the series and it is SO perfect for our purposes today. 1,545 more words

Kristen Lamb

More than Just a Flashback---Introducing the Easter Egg

So we have spent a couple posts talking about “flashbacks” and I need to take a moment to expound on something. I was a naturally good editor. 2,323 more words

Kristen Lamb

Understanding the Flashback---Bending Time as a Literary Device

Last time we talked about flashbacks and why they ruin fiction. But, because this is a blog and I don’t want it to be 20,000 words long, I can’t address everything in one post. 2,498 more words

Kristen Lamb