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Why editing is so important. My response to the latest Immerse or Die report.

I love reading the Immerse or Die reports by Dave Higgins. They are very good for teaching a writer what not to do, and it the case of the books that make it, what you should do. Here is the … Continue reading

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Totally Totally TRUE!

I just have to repost this awesome illustration! Soooo true!           I found this little gem from Google+ Writing Resources group. The post is about how to avoid cliches and it is also totally true, but … Continue reading

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Where the main character IS the evil one!

I have been trying to spice up Tabeth some more by developing the characters in more depth and I came to realize that my main character, Tabeth herself, is also the main ‘evil’ in the book! What is your main … Continue reading

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Rewriting techniques

Last time I was talking about my rewrites I was looking into totally outlining my book due to timeline issues that had cropped up. Well that proved more than my lazy @ss was willing to do, so instead I use … Continue reading

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Where to start?

Semester break, and I am sitting here trying to decide if I should work on my novel or the serial story that I have here that I never finished. Oh bother! Just write something already!!

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A Thesaurus is your friend

Exodus not Bewildered in a maze Trapped without escape unknowing chaos Tangled intricacy Inescapable entanglement (9th 1986-7)   I discovered the marvels of the Thesaurus back in my freshman year of high school. If you are a writer this wondrous … Continue reading

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developing poetic style

Aside from classroom assignments for haikus and Cinquains, I have had little training in poetic structure. My personal style has developed instinctually over the years. I call it Free-verse. It rarely rhymes, is often short, and follows a pattern only … Continue reading

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