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Quick Link: Creating Setting and Subtext in Your Fiction

June 30, 2016
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Quick Link: Creating Setting and Subtext in Your Fiction

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Great Stories have depth and evoke emotion in the reader. One way of adding depth and emotional connection is by creating setting and subtext in your writing. Mary Buckham, on Writers Digest, has a brilliant article on how to achieve this....

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Quick Links: Write a Sequel That Doesn’t Disappoint: Part I

June 29, 2016
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Quick Links: Write a Sequel That Doesn’t Disappoint: Part I

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Total confession time. I have been know to binge read a favorite author until I just can’t read any more and have to switch genres.  I don’t think that is what Kaitlin Hillerich means when she talks about disappointing sequels. It...

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Quick Links: Book Pirates—ARRGH! Have Pirates Stolen your Book or Blog?

June 28, 2016
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Quick Links: Book Pirates—ARRGH! Have Pirates Stolen your Book or Blog?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Perhaps a reader has messaged you to let you know a book they read is a lot like yours or perhaps you found your title on a torrent list, thank goodness Anne R. Allen is here with wise words on how...

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Quick Links: How to Write a Binge-Worthy Book Series

June 26, 2016
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Quick Links: How to Write a Binge-Worthy Book Series

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you decided that your novel should be a trilogy? Or even a series? Jenny Bravo from Blots & Plots to the rescue! She gives out tips to help write a great series, even if you are a pantser. ~ *...

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Quick Links: Writing for Kindle Worlds – the Good and the Ugly

June 24, 2016
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Quick Links: Writing for Kindle Worlds – the Good and the Ugly

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We all fantasize about being in the stories we love, and with Kindle Worlds, you can legally explore that fantasy and share with others. Kindle World writer Toby Neal knows, and she shares with us the good and the bad about...

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Quick Links: The Delicate Art of Character Folding

June 23, 2016
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Quick Links: The Delicate Art of Character Folding

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I will confess to being a big Game Of Thrones fan. One of my best friends just can’t get into the story. Too many characters, plots, and subplots to follow. Different strokes for different folks! But a good writer should look...

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Quick Links: Ten Clever Ways To Keep Your Reader Enthralled

June 22, 2016
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Quick Links: Ten Clever Ways To Keep Your Reader Enthralled

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We all want readers to love our story, to not be able to put them down until the last page is read, and then having our readers want more.  Sue Coletta over at Writer’s Village shares with us ways we can...

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Quick Link: Deepen The Protagonist to Readers By Challenging His or Her Moral Beliefs

June 21, 2016
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Quick Link: Deepen The Protagonist to Readers By Challenging His or Her Moral Beliefs

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Want readers to invest in your main character? Make them interesting. How? Give them depth and reasons, show why they do the things they do. Nothing is more boring than a perfect character who always knows the right thing to do...

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Quick Links: How to Read Critically and Become a Better Author!

June 20, 2016
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Quick Links: How to Read Critically and Become a Better Author!

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Reading is my favorite homework assignment ever! But I don’t think the kind of reading I like to do is what Kristen over at She’s Novel is talking about. Instead of devouring books, Kristen recommends slowing down and really examining how...

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