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Simple, but not easy

A couple of weeks ago we mentioned writing tips and helpful suggestions – there are plenty out there, but here is a selection from a site we found- 181 more words

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Flawed to the Core: Building Character

Think back to a movie where the character unexpectedly came to life. What memorable role was it? Who was the actor? How did that person seem larger than life? 1,413 more words

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Five-Point Outline

When discovering a new idea for a book, there are many factors involved, primarily: What is the story, and who is the story about? These two elements are the driving point of building a plot line. 1,114 more words

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A Writer's Strength: Knowing Your Type

Michael Phelps is one of the greatest swimmers in the world, but he only competes in certain relays. Usain Bolt is the fastest man alive, yet only enters select races. 949 more words

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In Focus: Categories for Characters (PG-13)

The focus of your character. In this blog, I will most likely polarize readers. Everyone–well, almost everyone–wants their hero or villain to be memorable in some form or another, and most mistake unforgettable with the nobility of cause or menacing aura. 1,278 more words

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Setting the Mood With Music

What puts you in the mood to write? Is it a sudden moment of inspiration? A nap? Watching a movie or TV show? Once you start writing, what keeps you there? 546 more words

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Fervid Feats: Writing Action

Action. Some individuals are adrenaline junkies, and others do not care for it, but in almost every type of novel, there is at least one scene with action. 1,152 more words

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