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Is This Historical or Fantasy?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by J.U. Scribe ? Both carry the idea of constraining something into a fixed space. We put things in boxes mainly with the purpose of organizing things to make it easier to retrieve certain items. As people we love to put things in figurative boxes whether we are consciously aware of…

How to know difference in your voice and a characters

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Sounds hard right? It did for me. I found myself making the process harder than it needed to be. Between my WIP, blog, and branding I tied myself in knots. Turns out I just needed to KISS. NO! Not smooching. Good grief, get your mind out of the gutter. …

Plot Development: Charts and Tips for Outlining and Plotting a Novel – by Writers Digest…

Plot Development: Charts and Tips for Outlining and Plotting a Novel – by Writers Digest…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Plot development can be a challenge for both aspiring and published novelists who are working on a new book. To build a great story structure that will carry you through to a finished novel, you have to take a closer look at your plot and…

Lay Or Lie And How Easy It Is For Everyone To Get Them Wrong – by Derek Haines…

Lay Or Lie And How Easy It Is For Everyone To Get Them Wrong – by Derek Haines…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Just Publishing Advice: Why do we get lay vs lie so confused all the time? These two verbs cause so many problems, even for proficient English speakers. The cause of the misuse is in the grammar. Isn’t it always? Well, let’s get the technical…

The Best Ways to Use Metaphors and Other Literary Devices

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jordan Jolley ? Literary devices are the paintbrush. The story is the painting. We’ve all been taught this ever since we learned how to read. Letters build words. Words build stories. Most of us have also been taught how to make our writing come to life,…

Infographic: 20 ways to conquer writer’s block – by Ted Kitterman…

Infographic: 20 ways to conquer writer’s block – by Ted Kitterman…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on PR Daily: Every writer has faced a moment when the words failed to appear. The yawning whiteness of a blank word document can stymie even the most prolific writers, which is why a handy prompt and a strong writing regimen can be useful. This…

5 Things to Look For in a Book Cover

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? Book covers can be the last thing you think about as an author, but ultimately, they’re the first thing your readers will see. So how do you find a book cover that will perfectly complement the story you’ve written, edited, and worked so hard to create? These…

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