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Want More Conflict in Your Novel? Go DM & Balance the Party

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Recently, I’ve added homeschooling The Spawn to the list of what I already do. Blog, write books, teach, run two small businesses and keeping a house clean, the yard mowed, and my family…

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Is writing an innate talent or a learned skill?

Answer? Who cares. In her post,  “Do I have writing talent? You’re asking the wrong question,” Suzannah Windsor Freeman asks, “What if we agreed to stop wondering ‘Do I have talent?’ in favour of another question: ‘How can I improve my writing?’ … Continue reading

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I FALL TO PIECES – #firstdraftproblems

Read a great post by the awesome blogger and author Kristen Lamb, called “Five Warning Signs Your Story Needs Revision”, where she shares what glaring newbie mistakes editors and agents look out for while screening manuscripts. I especially liked Red … Continue reading

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Big Picture & Line by Line Revision – #firstdraftproblems

I realized I haven’t been posting much on my writing process at all lately, so here’s a bit of an update. I’ve been spending time with the slow and painful process of revising. A while back, I found a great piece of revision … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block & Filling the Creative Well – #firstdraftproblems

Does walking away from your writing help when your creative well has gone dry? Many say just going for a walk, taking a shower or folding the laundry gives those seeds of inspiration planted somewhere in the back of your … Continue reading

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Discussing Creativity with Creative You Co-Author David B. Goldstein

Another book to add to my reading list. This was a timely post, as I recently came to the unsettling realization that I actually like structure and working things out in an almost mathematical way. This makes me wonder if … Continue reading

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Change—Resistance is Futile

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Change is scary. Okay, TERRIFYING. Yet, as writers, we should seek to always be pushing ourselves to the next level. It makes us stronger. Makes us grow. But, there are a few things…

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