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Writing Dangerously

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Writing requires risks.” Writing is something bold and courageous and you’re a hero for getting started. You’re risking rejection, you’re risking your words and your stories, and some may say you’re risking your very dreams. 871 more words

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Using Tone in Fiction

Just wanted to share this with you guys….I’m almost halfway through my latest reading assignment, Shutter.  It’s YA Horror, written by author Courtney Alameda… 398 more words

Fiction Writing

Writing Over The Hump

My novel in progress is starting to move at last.

I have worked hard for a long time on this weighty story, hauling its characters and plot up a long track of prose against the dragging forces of distraction and disinterest. 231 more words

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Four Ways to Accept Your Imposter Status

Thanksgiving 2015 is over, thank all things that are holy, and I’m sure a lot of us are feeling a few pegs lower than we did going into it.   950 more words


Christmas Countdown

So it begins. I’m no Christmas writer. However I do like a countdown.

Advice number 1 from an author – think of a story!


Writing Prompt Tuesday

Here’s a writing prompt to start December off with. If you’ve already done this during NaNoWriMo, try telling it from the other character’s point of view.

Happy writing!


How to change the world into words

My top three pieces of writing advice? Stop whining and write. Stop fucking around and write. Stop making excuses and write.    – Nora Roberts

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