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Planning Ahead

This week has been a little less about writing, and a little more about realistic goals – but over the course of the evening a writing plan has started to emerge, and it’s given my literary spirits a boost. 414 more words


23rd October - 7 Days and Counting

44. Have you read anything that made you think differently about fiction?

I think one of the things that really changed how I thought about fiction was Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut. 83 more words

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22nd October - 8 Days and Counting

43. Have you ever felt disheartened in your writing career?

I chose this question today because I found out this morning that¬†Rise of the Darkwitch didn’t get chosen by Kindle Scout. 151 more words

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Types of Conflict and How to Apply Them

Conflict is one of the five elements of story, which I briefly explained here: How to Start Writing. Conflict is defined in literature as: a literary element that involves a struggled between two forces. 807 more words


Coming Soon: Writing Tool Review of Grammarly, Free Version

I’m working on this post with Grammarly added to Google Chrome. Grammarly is a grammar checker app that’s supposed to catch problems that an ordinary spell checker just can’t. 459 more words


Apps for Writers

I thought I would share some fun tools. I was App shopping last week and found a couple of cool apps for writers. They are both available on iOS and android. 399 more words

19th October - 11 Days and Counting...

40. Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want?

In some ways, I try to be original. One of the reasons I’ve avoided the elf, man and dwarf trope in fantasy is because I want to do something different. 140 more words