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When we talk about indirect characterization, we’re mostly talking about how to show character through action. This is better than bigger explosions.
Not just one kind of surprise. Be sure you know what you’re doing with your story and why. Here are the 10 types of plot twists you can use.
Don’t sabotage your writing career. Find out how to find your readers and turn your writing thing-that-you-do into a successful business.
Character physicality is one of the key ways we build our characters. Done right, it’s how we make characters truly memorable. Here’s how.
To edit or not to edit as you go? I’m all for editing, and here I tell you not just why, but HOW to do it right. Here’s how to edit as you write in 5 steps.
No matter how creative or prolific a writer might be, everyone gets stuck. This is the best way I know to get unstuck and back to the creative writing flow.
There are certain things dialogue should do, and certain things we as writers should avoid. This is the #1 best tip on writing dialogue I’ve ever heard.
There’s a discounting book portal you need to know and use. It’s called Bookbub – for readers and writers, it’s better than sliced bread.
There are a lot of misconceptions about what it’s like to be a writer. Here’s the lowdown on what it’s really like, the truth about writing for kids.
What are your New Year Writer Resolutions for 2017? Here’s how to make certain resolution adjustments – so you can become more prolific than ever.
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