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Avoid these Rookie sins

Don’t let your writing be scarred with a scarlet R, Rookie!

Unto thine own characters be true. Treat each one as a shining star.

Remember, you can’t shrug a word. 88 more words


Getting to Know Your Character: An Exercise

This one will be short and sweet, but a fun exercise in detail.

Last week I wrote about how to make sure your short story gets the essential elements it needs just by asking yourself… 331 more words



Outline Versus “Pantster”

Some writers plot their every move. Others write by what’s called “the seat of their pants,” moving from scene to scene without any idea of what will happen next. 864 more words

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The Dark Art of the Blurb

Kate Cuthbert and Ainslie Paton gave a workshop on blurb and synopsis writing at the Romance Writers of Australia conference in late August. The synopsis run-down is available… 504 more words

A Change of Seasons

Hi Everyone!

Right now, the sun is setting and it’s getting a little cooler. There’s a lot of wasps buzzing around and the berries on the tree that hangs over my backyard swing keep falling off and whacking me on the head (you can see the said tree in my profile picture in the “About” section). 503 more words

Blogger Recognition Award

Today I’m doing something a bit different. Kellie Doherty nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award. I’m glad you liked my blog enough to consider me. 1,013 more words