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NaNoWriMo 2016: Day 2-The Dreaded Outline

Those who have followed my writing journey for a while know my extreme LOATHING for story outlines. Yes, they’re incredibly helpful, but my brain just isn’t wired to write following an outline. 233 more words

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Story Brainstorming Worksheet

Today is the first day of NaNoWriMo and I’ve already managed to get my 1,667 words in for the day.  I hope that all of you are making great progress as well.   377 more words


Element One: A Captivating Plot

Hey there!

Today we are going to focus on how to develop a truly mind-blowing plot.

There are so many sources on the internet and in various print resources that it’s hard to know exactly how to lay out your story. 1,005 more words


Author Blog Challenge - MotivationTechniques


 Motivation techniques are a popular life skill for everyone, not just writers

To achieve something, having the motivation to get there is a given.  42 more words


Next Steps in Writing a Novel: The Table of Contents

I finally hammered out the Table of Contents (TOC) for my proposed science fiction novel (I’m stuck on giving the book a title at the moment). 514 more words

Science Fiction

How to Build a Story in 20 Easy Steps (Guest Post )

Chris from the Story Reading Ape Blog kindly posted my simple guide to building a story. 414 more words


Outlining Your Story

I want to talk about outlining a story. That process some of us love, some of us hate, and some of us don’t even do. 653 more words