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The Blank Page Holds No Fear For A Brave Writer – by Derek Haines…

The Blank Page Holds No Fear For A Brave Writer – by Derek Haines…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Just Publishing Advice: Every writer confronts the dreaded blank page. It is white, stark and for many writers and authors, downright intimidating. Whether it is a fresh sheet of paper or a blank word processor template with its infuriating little flashing cursor, it is…

Creating Characters Who Clash – by Angela Ackerman…

Creating Characters Who Clash – by Angela Ackerman…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Jami Gold Site: Read the full article at: 4 Ways to Create Friction between Characters

Layering Character for Believable Fiction – by Victoria Mixon…

Layering Character for Believable Fiction – by Victoria Mixon…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Writers Helping Writers: Layering: the deepest, richest, most compellingaspect of character  We hear a lot of talk about “layering” as a storytelling device. The more layers a character has, the more complex and individual they are, allowing authors to sidestep cliché and create cast members…

How to Write for a Blog: 10 Tips for Writing Strong Web Content – by Anne R Allen…

How to Write for a Blog: 10 Tips for Writing Strong Web Content – by Anne R Allen…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Good Web content attracts those search engine spiders. These days, pretty much all writers need to learn to write Web content. Yes, even if you’re a Victorian romance author whose readers care more about reticules and spatterdashers than retweets and SEO.  Even if you don’t…

Plot, Character, and Theme: The Greatest Love Triangle in Fiction – by K.M. Weiland…

Plot, Character, and Theme: The Greatest Love Triangle in Fiction – by K.M. Weiland…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Helping Writers become Authors: Once upon a time, Character fell in love with Plot. Right from the start, it was a stormy relationship. There was passion, there was romance, there were epic stakes. And conflict? Puh-lenty. Continue reading HERE

15 Simple Reminders You Might Need If You’re Not Getting Enough Writing Done

15 Simple Reminders You Might Need If You’re Not Getting Enough Writing Done

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
1. A little bit of writing is better than none. 2. Terrible first drafts are better than never being able to say you’ve finished something. 3. If you don’t take your writing seriously, no one else ever will. 4. Perfectionism is overrated. 5. You don’t need to watch every new…

Update Your Keywords to Sell More Books over the Holidays – From the Writers in the Storm Blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
by Penny Sansevieri Especially around the holidays, take a moment and tweak your keywords/keyword strings in Amazon. Maybe you can’t incorporate any holiday – or Christmas-specific keywords, but tweak the keywords during the holidays and find the strongest ones for your market. Oftentimes searches that include “gifts for…” ramp up…

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