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Tell emotional stories

This is hardly a new concept I’m about to drop right here, but consider it a reminder: Stories with raw emotion are the best stories. 223 more words


To my friends who write for teens

Dear Friends Who Write for Teens,

Car-less high schoolers in my neighborhood must meet at a bus stop a stone’s throw from my house. I heard them gathering this morning as I lay in bed. 454 more words

Writing Techniques

Quota, Pressure, Writing, Pain, oh dear!





No, I am still not going to push a daily word quota into my schedule. I have good days and bad, and my writing habits reflect that too much. 365 more words

This And That

Developing a Writing Project Schedule

For me, writing is a business for the most part. You have to have a schedule to keep yourself on track. that said, you should keep that schedule flexible. 479 more words

General Opinion

How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method

“How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method is a “business parable”—a how-to guide written in story form. It’s zany. It’s over the top. It’s just plain fun. 115 more words


The Eye of the World Review (2)

This is post number two where I critically examine Robert Jordan’s Eye of the World to analyse how Robert Jordan created the novel. (See post… 1,716 more words

The Writing Journey


First, let’s explain Genre. It is defined in Wikipedia as: A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content, or even (as in the case of fiction) length. 343 more words