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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

         

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Deep POV: Thinking Like Your Character

Writing in a deep first or third person point of view is tricky. Just plain tricky. You’re limited to your POV character’s thoughts, physicality, emotions, knowledge. Everything that is going on in your story is interpreted through your POV character’s … Continue reading

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The Musicality of Writing

When I reread what I’ve written, I listen to the rhythm of the words and sentences. I like my narrative to be lyrical–especially in my literary pieces. Cadence matters. It’s one of the most valuable tools in the writer’s workshop, … 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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Tense Out

Do you have enough tension in your scenes? They’re all supposed to snap and crackle like a live wire in the rain, ya know. How’s your electricity flowing? Yesterday, mine fizzled. Had to rip out the entire scene and rewrite … Continue reading

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The Cliché’s Day in Court

Andrea Merrell is my guest today. You’re going to enjoy her post!  ~~~~~~ Poor little cliché—old as dirt and worth his weight in gold, yet he gets no respect and we avoid him like the plague. Without him, we can’t … Continue reading

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