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Method Writing Video

You’ve heard of method acting? Full immersion in the role. We fancy ourselves method writers – really helps us with a character’s perspective.

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Neil Gaimen once spoke about how he taught himself the coin trick his character Shadow does in the novel, American Gods.

That’s method writing.

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Small Success Thursday: The Spoilers/Praises of Pinterest Edition

It’s Thursday, when we celebrate the good things of all sizes over at CatholicMom.com.  

Come join this week’s winners at life!


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Bookslut | An Interview with Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler on method-writing and the unique qualities of narrative fiction:

Whenever we feel like fiction is going to vanish because of the movies, or television, or video games, or whatever, we need to remember that this is the intensely important, absolutely fundamental aspect of human experience that only this art form can get at.

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Am I turning into my character?

Who out there in writing land has felt as though they turned into their characters or one of their characters?

I realize that a lot of what we write, we take from our own personal experiences.   205 more words


When the end came

My friend Dom asked a short while ago, why I don’t publish any fiction or poetry on my blog. I guess I’ve fallen out of the habit, or the world seems too much of a story all its own at the moment – but still, I’ve lost my voice (or way) somewhat, when it comes to putting down words. 2,517 more words


Get real: tips for keeping your writing on track

At the moment I’m trying to get inside a demon’s head, and I’m struggling. Some may suggest this is because I’m not a demon. While this point has merit, deep down I already know what the real problem is. 639 more words