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Writing Longhand

The more I write, the more I find that I prefer to write longhand instead of using the computer. (It’s worth noting that the computer RULES for editing, rewriting, rearranging, and otherwise molding a story into the right shape.) 255 more words


Is This the Single Best Way to Write Powerful Themes? - Helping Writers Become Authors

Themes can be extremely elusive. Here are ways to make them simple and powerful.

Learn to write powerful themes and you can turn the smallest, silliest, most escapist of stories (like, say, a superhero comic) into something great. 15 more words


How to Write a Novel: Outline of Doom!

Dear Reader;

Part five of my How To series, today I’m focusing on outlining. I know, I know, for many of you this is a bad word. 2,733 more words


To outline or not outline- that is the question...

So here we are, full circle back to where it all starts for most of us.
Idea! Bam!
That wondrous little story in our head that slams our minds when we least suspect it and our brains go haywire thinking of all the movie deals we could get after we write that best seller! 291 more words

Using Websites for Blogging---Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Mind mapping is an educational technique that can help every creative mind be even more creative.
Basic mind mapping involves writing a single keyword or main thought in the center of a whiteboard or piece of paper….and then linking associated ideas, words, and concepts around that keyword or main topic. 306 more words


Un-Done by Outlines?

Daily Dose: Writing Skills

Outlining can be a four-letter word… for those that hate to outline, and possibly for anyone┬áneeding glasses. As a screenwriter, you can’t hate to outline. 58 more words