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Thoughts on Writing - Outlining Challenge (Cyberpunk Snow White)

Warning: This is a really long post. But I wanted to include everything in one place rather than trying to split it up.

A while back, in the November  3,341 more words


Writing Tip -- Writing Zone

Recently, I was attempting to edit, or maybe I should say, re-re-re-edit my YA novel, using techniques I had learned in Understanding Show, Don’t Tell… 175 more words

Writing Tips

Janice Hardy blog

I get useful tips for my writing from a number of sources, but here’s a special shout for the great Janice Hardy and her superbly exhaustive blog. 85 more words


Point of View

I never had any doubt, for years I have written (on and off) my fantasy novel in third person. Then, suddenly, doubt barged in. I began The Shifter by Janice Hary and she writes first person so well I instantly wondered, “Is this how I can best tell my story?” 78 more words

#writingcraft: System of Reckoning

Summer is here for all those living north of the equator. Vacations are being planned and executed with delight. At least some people are doing that. 819 more words


Goals, Motivations, and Action

I’m using Janice Hardy’s wonderful Editorial Map for revising the first draft of book four, found in her equally wonderful book Revising Your Novel. But I got hung up on a few things. 456 more words

Writing - The Craft Of

Reading Your Work Out Loud

“It can be time consuming, but reading your work out loud does give you a different perspective on it.”

Janice Hardy lists the benefits of the practice.