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Use a Google Presentation for a Narrative Writing Graphic Organizer


Google Presentation Slides are perfect for creating graphic organizers for writing. The slides help isolate step by step directions for students to follow. 140 more words

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Dialogue Mechanics - Part One: The Speaker's Paragraph

Dialogue is an important part of great novels. Why? Because dialogue injects a feeling of reality. The fact is, most people talk. Some people talk a lot. 1,418 more words


How to create your main character.

Creating main characters are one of the most important parts of writing a story. (Obviously)
They have to come alive and walk of the page. 798 more words


The courses I've been taking

I thought it would be fun to list all the workshops and writing courses I have taken so far.

How to Edit a Bestseller – August 2015… 282 more words


Story Development - Updated Science-Fiction Story

After reading the beginning of the new science-fiction story I posted a few weeks ago, an astute writer/reader friend commented that the focal character (Megan) seemed a lot like some of my other characters, that I should consider altering her. 2,727 more words


gathering insperation using pinterest.

My next post series are going to be on how I plan my novels.
I’m doing this because NaNoWriMo is only two months away and it’s time I started preparing a novel for the occasion. 567 more words


How to write your novel one scene at a time

by S.A. Spencer

A scene has three parts. Goal, conflict/obstacles, and setback.

Goal: Early on, show what the character wants. Joe wants to diffuse the bomb. 287 more words

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