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Gathering Inspiration by LV Gaudet

Inspiration is one of the great tools of the author.  Without it, we would be, well, a reader.

Of course, there is nothing wrong with being a reader.  901 more words

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The What-If: NaNoWriMo Prep

My NaNoWriMo novel idea is all wrong.

That’s the revelation I’ve had in the last twenty-four hours. Twelve days before November 1st, with pages of planning already under way, it struck me that while the story I was plotting was a good story in itself, it’s the wrong story with which to wrap up my series. 306 more words

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Writer's Block Reverie

Several years ago, I took a refresher online writing class with a nomadic creative writing instructor.  She was travelling throughout Mexico, it seemed a pleasure trip, while supplying lessons via the computer.  381 more words

Writing As A Wake-Up Tool

Outlining?!

With NaNoWriMo closing in I have found myself looking into a new method for outlining a novel. Due to how long our collaborations usually take, both Jei and I have decided to take on separate projects this year. 848 more words

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NaNoWriMo & the 7 Point Plot Structure

It’s almost November and everyone’s got their novel on the brain. Or you should. I mean if you’re a pantser, then you don’t need to worry about anything. 361 more words

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Writing in Third Person

Writing in third person gives the writer a freedom that he or she might not experience when writing in first person.  Even if  you are relating a true story about yourself, it helps to take yourself out of the central character position and write a fictionalized account.  328 more words

Writing As A Wake-Up Tool