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A Guide to Harrowing Emotions: Part - I

Emotions trip me up…badly…. I don’t understand them much… Especially, the particularly intense, persistent ones which refuse to go away even when you give them some time to stop feeling special and become normal. 624 more words


Planning your novel

We’re going to do another sequence of posts. I haven’t been real lucky with sequences, but I’m a glutton for punishment. I have a few disclaimers to make before we start: 1,234 more words


Bayer offers Premise Foam discount

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announces a promotion offering pest management professionals (PMPs) instant savings on Premise Foam. The promotion runs through May 31 and gives PMPs the chance to save $2 per 12x18oz can of ready-to-use Premise Foam. 45 more words

The Black Lagoon

That’s what it feels like to a writer in the middle of a slump. It’s a black lagoon of misery, self-loathing, bewilderment and paranoia. It’s a place where all the creativity is sucked out, making it difficult to even want to think about the story let alone work on it. 532 more words

Self Publishing Blog

CEM 21 No. 793 2014, Writing

Writing is about writing, but it is also about understanding. In order to gain an understanding of writing it is important to read – anything and everything. 570 more words


What is an Inciting Incident?

For a feature film it is one of those things that must happen within the first 10 to 12 pages. If it happens before then the audience doesn’t know enough about your hero to care. 431 more words

The Entertainment Industry

Premise vs Assertion - so what?

So I am watching Michael Pollan’s Food Rules video (which is great) when I hear the words – “you shouldn’t take that as a premise of a discussion, that’s an assertion” 200 more words