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Archive for July, 2011
by Justin C. Key • 11 comments
Communication is changing. Should it change in our writing?
Dialogue is a crucial part of fiction-writing, much because it is a crucial part of human existence. Even before we crawled out of the caves, we had communication and speech. Over the last hundred...
by Nina Munteanu • 20 comments
The Secret of Writing a Bestseller is Not What You Think...
Writing a bestseller is a valid desire. It is, after all, why most of us write—to share our stories and messages with as many people as possible. Most writers dream of writing a bestseller although on...
by Dan Tricarico • 14 comments
But WAS it bigger than a breadbox?
Creating vivid descriptions in your narration allows your reader to play the “movie” of your story in his or her mind. Consequently, the more powerful and effective your descriptions, the richer and...
by Laura Preble • 13 comments
Nattering nabobs of negativity, begone!
Hmmm. I’m sitting at my dining room table, finishing the third massive tome in the Game of Thrones series. I should be writing, but I’m reading instead, which I tell myself is research. Gotta stay cur...
by Justin C. Key • 7 comments
'No long piece of work is written alone.'
I'm working on a new writing project with a company (I'd tell you what it is, but then I'd have to kill you...it's in my contract) and recently wrote a short story about a third grade teacher who is t...
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