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Confession time: I have, and more than likely always will be, a horrible outliner. High school, college, graduate school…if the teacher wanted an outline, and provided what they wanted in the paper, I would literally just bullet point what was provided. 123 more words

5 qualities of a brilliant story | Nail Your Novel

We all think our stories are brilliant, right? That is, we do until someone else reads them. Then we doubt ourselves big time. Here are some ways to extend that confidence from the brilliant Roz Morris. 49 more words

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To Outline or Not to Outline

Creativity is a fickle beast. Even those born with the natural affinity to create are subject to the ebb and flow of their internal muse. Writers are no different. 453 more words

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8 Ways to Troubleshoot a Scene-and 5 Ways Make It Fabulous - Helping Writers Become Authors

Some excellent thoughts on how to pump some life into a scene that is just not working for you.

Using these simple brainstorming tricks, you can figure out how to troubleshoot a scene and turn it into one of the highlights of your entire manuscript. 14 more words

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World Creation: A Book From a Map

This post is reblogged from my writing blog, Stefras’ Bridge.

Stefras’ Bridge

For fifteen minutes after every lunch when I was in grade six, from her desk in the far front corner of the room, Penny Gwillim read… 1,073 more words

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World Creation: A Book From a Map

For fifteen minutes after every lunch when I was in grade six, from her desk in the far front corner of the room, Penny Gwillim read… 1,073 more words

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Revision and self-editing: masterclass snapshots | Nail Your Novel

Revision and self-editing are things that scare a lot of new authors. They shouldn’t. Here are some tips from Roz Morris.

Yesterday I was teaching a course for Guardian newspapers on advanced self-editing for fiction writers. 28 more words

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