Monthly Archives: March 2015

Three Ways of Regaining your Writing Mojo

It happens to every writer: Losing the mojo. Staring at the file, and not being able to open it. Or opening it, and the words don’t come. Lying in bed awake with dialog in your head, but it’s all gone … Continue reading

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Three Elements that Make a Character Irresistible

The one thing that draws readers into a story is a character they can relate to. A character that makes them care. A character that the readers want to succeed. An irresistible character. But how can I create such a … Continue reading

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Write What you Like

When Rita Mae Brown was snowed in one winter, with no electricity, and nothing that she really wanted to read in her home, this happened: Still, I wanted something to read to escape my troubles […] Travel was impossible for … Continue reading

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Editing a Story to Death

The other day, I talked about the three levels of editing, which was about the bare minimum needed to make a story clean. And then there are some who never stop editing. “Just one more pass, then it’ll be perfect.” … Continue reading

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