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What to do if your characters take over your plot.

Before you write, you should know this…. All authors learn this one day, but you’ll be ahead of the game if you realize that you’ll probably start out to write one book, but as you progress, the book will morph … Continue reading

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Story Development… where do you get your stories?

I used to think that writers needed to travel far and wide and to fill their lives with adventure in order to write compelling fiction. I’m not so sure that is entirely true. To be a writer, you obviously need … Continue reading

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Plot: graphing your plot will help you assess it.

When we talked about pacing before, we emphasized how the pace of our writing needs to be fast enough to keep the reader turning the pages of the book without letting the story run away at a break-neck speed. The … Continue reading

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