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The Short Story: Need, Limits, and Theme #amwritng

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
When writing a short story, it helps to know how it will end. I suggest you put together a broad outline of your intended story arc. I’m a retired bookkeeper, so I have a mathematical approach to this. Divide your story arc into quarters, so you…

Final Revisions #amwriting

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
The question came up in a professional Indie writers’ group I frequent on Facebook: Do I need to get an editor for my final manuscript or is a good proofread enough? The overwhelming answer was a resounding “Yes!” I am an editor but I always have…

How to honor and say thanks to the right people

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
You’re delirious with happiness. You’ve typed The End. But there is more work to do. We need to remember, someone helped us over the top.  On the road to success, who helped you? Who encouraged you? There are a lot of people you need to add to the acknowledgment…

3 Techniques to Fix Your Pacing

3 Techniques to Fix Your Pacing

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
There’s a writing skill that many novelists struggle with. It’s something that read-a-chapter-a-month critique groups often miss. Pacing. https://youtu.be/UcNxKn5yAc4 We all know that you need to start off with an inciting incident — at least by the end of the first chapter. But after there, it can…

A little bit of writing inspiration from someone who knows…

Originally posted on IdeasBecomeWords:
.. how to write! Happy Monday 💫

English, origins and style #amwriting

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
One of my favorite subjects is how English is and will always be an ever-evolving and ever-disintegrating language. The history of the evolution of English is intriguing. In recent years scholars have determined that if you want to make Shakespearean poetry  and prose rhyme, it must…

New Thriller!

New Thriller!

Originally posted on Didi Oviatt:
Call me weird, obsessed, paranoid, twisted or whatever, but I have this nasty little habit of trying to guess what kind of killers people would be… if they were actually killers, that is. Whenever I see someone in a crowd who stands out among the rest, I see it. It…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about JEALOUSY #RSsos #RomSuspense

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about JEALOUSY #RSsos #RomSuspense

Originally posted on Word by Word:
#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about JEALOUSY for an lovely start to the week. The lump in his belly turned to acid. Was this what jealousy felt like? Sam Bradley w/a McKenna Sinclair I heard Celia start to giggle. She clutched at his elbow and buried her face against…

A Seasoned Author’s Tips On Handling Criticism!

A Seasoned Author’s Tips On Handling Criticism!

Originally posted on Didi Oviatt:
Sometimes I think of reviews and critique, be it negative or positive, as being suggestive ingredients of sorts for my next creation. Like my writing/books is actually a four course meal. I’ve shopped, prepped, marinated, mixed, chopped, fried, blended, and baked until I’m utterly exhausted. I feel like the food…

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