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Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #35 - How to Avoid Info Dumps

We’ve all come upon the notorious info dump – a huge chunk of information supplied all at once. It often sounds like enlisting facts and puts us off the story we are reading. 226 more words

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Info-dump Podcast

I’ve just listened to the 335th podcast in the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast by KM Weiland, and very interesting it is too. I’ve been impressed by the quality of the information in this series since I came across it, but was particularly interested in this episode on Info-dumps where she outlines four different types of exposition a writer can succumb to when writing. 114 more words



I’m writing this to all the people who followed me to explain my absence on the blog for

the past few months. I wish I could say that I’ve got some really cool reason as to why I… 474 more words

What's the Problem With Exposition? (Part Two)

What to do about exposition? In the last post, I effectively deprived us of the three most popular devices for handling it; what remains in your writer’s toolbox? 1,026 more words


23919 in the word mines today. Infodump is a bad word

647 words. I’m still writing more background. Help me, I’m infodumping! I can’t stop myself. Chain up the keyboard. INFO DUMP.

How To Write A Book

What's the Problem With Exposition? (Part 1)

Let’s be honest, fellow fantasy writers. Plenty of authors have turned the word “exposition” almost into a curse word, and we with our epic plots and magic battles are the worst offenders. 894 more words


Schrijftips op youtube

Mijn broer beweert dat je jezelf alles kunt leren wat je maar wilt door middel van youtube. Vandaag deelde een schrijfvriendin een video van Kurt Vonnegut op youtube… 83 more words