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Lessons Learned - Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China, is one of my favorite movies.  I know, I know it’s a bit…campy.  I watched it the other night and started thinking, writer’s can learn from this movie. 719 more words


Story Development - Wanted, A Superhero to Save the World Part 11

In our ongoing lessons on story development, I give you part 11 of “Wanted, A Superhero to Save the World.” You can read Part 1 here… 823 more words


Writing Point of View - Part 6: Exploring a Character's Thoughts (Part 2)

I have been discussing a list of ways to get inside a character’s head in order to establish intimacy with a character and give readers a feeling of “being there” in the scene. 978 more words


Writing from a Male POV, tips and tricks.

This is my 2 post in my point of view series and is about writing from the male point of view.
Alright ladies listen up, men do not think like you and so writing from a male POV will not be the same as when you normally write. 401 more words


First Drafts of First Novels: An Author's Learning Experience

Today I wrote my own bibliography. I sat down in front of a blank page and I wrote down work-in-progress titles for every single potential novel that I’ve started that I believe still has promise. 954 more words


Critique Group - Broken Cities

We always give honest critiques with plenty of … perspective. :-)

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All you have to do is post a comment about the submission below. 1,112 more words


Too Good to Be True

So, I started revisions on Witches on Sunday, using HTRYN.  I haven’t touched this story in years, and, in fact, have actually forgotten large chunks of it, so reading it has been an experience. 216 more words