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Linda Apple, July 2022 Speaker

An unconventional approach to building characters — using the elements…. Continue reading

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Plotting: How to Know Which Scenes to Include

How do writers know which scenes to include and which ones to summarize? Jody Hedlund, best-selling author of over a dozen YA medieval novels, offers a few great tips on writing scenes.  She says: “Obviously we can’t write every scene … Continue reading

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Powerful Writing Techniques

“A well-written action scene thrusts the reader smack into the middle of the story. It’s another way to evoke emotion and empathy for characters,” says Henry Herz. Below, he gives five great writing techniques to improve your story. Set the … Continue reading

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How To Not Give Up On Writing a Book

Do you have a few abandoned manuscripts sitting on your computer? Are you lured away by new ideas, or do you find that getting started is easy, but continuing to write until the end of a first draft is the … Continue reading

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100 Prompts for Writing About Yourself

Bryn Donovan gives great prompts on how to start writing when you hit writers’ block. If you like these writing prompts, you might want to pin or bookmark them for future reference. Take a look! Describe one of your earliest … Continue reading

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