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Five Quick Steps Toward More Mature Writing

Whenever I seeĀ a new client’s manuscript, I can tell almost instantly how mature the writing is just by flipping through a few pages. How? Because there are things that newbies do almost universally. But the good news is, of all … Continue reading

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Simple Dialogue Tips

Monday, I told y’all about taking a class under Cecil Murphey at the writers conference this past weekend. Hard to pass up an opportunity like that. He taught for about an hour, gave us an assignment for the 30 minute … Continue reading

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Amp Up Your Dialogue

  Rare is the novel that has no dialogue, especially today. For some authors, writing dialogue is a piece of cake, and it’s preferred over writing narrative. Others find it more difficult and would prefer to write narrative. Good novelists … Continue reading

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