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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #9

Hoping to inspire readers with joy, arouse their fear, romance them with love? Or, perhaps your story needs the reader to sink into despair along with your protagonist? 278 more words

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Featured From the Archives: How to Fix a Morphing Voice

Lately, my blog seems to feature nothing but publishing/editing related topics and the occasional book review. That’s largely because those are the dominant activities in my life — editing and reading. 1,366 more words

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The Lessons of 400 Posts

Wow, 400 posts. I’ve been on this blog longer and more seriously than some relationships I’ve been in. Do you think we should be wearing tuxedos? 3,409 more words

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National Tourist Appreciation Day (Haiku)

Simplicity Lane Truism Haikus are snippets of the world around us that we should think about when developing characters, and the physical and mental atmospheres.

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Write on Wednesday #40

Today’s Writing Prompt:  You are the expert

Is there something that you are really good at?  For this writing exercise write a manual on how to do the thing you do best.

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#WritingTips Active Vs. Passive #WWWBlogs #Writinganovel

This is a post I wrote a while ago that deals with an issue many writers struggle with.

When developing your writing craft, one of the ‘rules’ you will often hear is that you should avoid the passive voice. 466 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #8

Hoping to inspire readers with joy, arouse their fear, romance them with love? Or, perhaps your story needs the reader to sink into despair along with your protagonist? 314 more words

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