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#AtoZChallenge: P is for Point of View

For the A-Z challenge, I am posting writing and editing tips to help you improve and enhance your writing.

P is for Point of View… 301 more words


You're a Genius All The Time

Much as I love to ramble on when it’s time for Stream of Consciousness Saturday, I think I’m going to let brevity get the better of my wit today. 353 more words


Power Of The Ritted Word

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2d fur muss smits shoe en tel aye rit bot apels. mie mum en ded lyke apels. aye lyke apels 2. eff u dawnt lyke apels u r en stoopid. 795 more words


A Sympathetic Victim: What I Learned from "Unfriended" and "It Follows"

How do you generate sympathy for your characters? Two movies offer an object lesson.
I watched “Unfriended” and “It Follows” over the last few weekends. Both movies deal with the perils of teen relationships and sexuality using rather rote horror tropes. 495 more words

Speculative Fiction

I'm baaaaaaaack!: Now let's talk about characterization!

Sorry for my long hiatus! My father was in town visiting for a little over a week, and then as soon as he left, I had a minor family crisis I had to deal with, so I have not been able to write or blog. 298 more words

Aspiring Writer

Essential writing skills: what editors do, and why it’s essential

It’s possible these days for anybody who wants to publish to do so. Bung the book up on Amazon, and hey presto – you’re published. But it’s risky without proper editing. 462 more words