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Write What you Know.

About a month ago, I decided that I wanted to explore various bits of well-known writing advice and try and articulate what each one means to me. I’ll note now, and I should have noted this in the beginning, that … Continue reading

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Write Every Day

Three weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to explore various bits of well-known writing advice and try and articulate what each one means to me. I’ll note now, and I should have noted this in the beginning that nothing … Continue reading

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Show, Don’t Tell

Two weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to explore various bits of well-known writing advice and try and articulate what each one means to me. I’ll note now, and I should have noted this in the beginning that nothing … Continue reading

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Edit Without Mercy

I decided to take a look at bits of writing advice and examine what they mean to me as a writer. Rather than jump off with the usual “Write what you know” stuff – though I’ll get to that later … Continue reading

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Write Without Fear

It sometimes takes a while for the topic of these posts to come to mind. This one had come from a seed of an idea that I had earlier in the week. The seed wasn’t quite what I was looking … Continue reading

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Backstory

Every character has a past. When you set out to tell a story, you’re starting at a particular moment in your character’s lives, but what about everything that went on before? It’s been said that the sum total of our … Continue reading

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Research

One of the great joys of writing is doing research on a project. If you spend any time at all around writers, eventually you’ll hear the topic of conversation swing briefly to research. Most of the time this comes in … Continue reading

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Conflicting Priorities

Today, I’d like to talk about Blogging and Writing. More specifically, Blogging while Writing. Blogging instead of Writing. It’s becoming more and more necessary for you – a Creative… (Sidebar: I think this applies to any creative endeavor, but since … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Scheduling

Heaven help me, I may be a morning writer. That’s not to say that I *Can’t* write at other times, it’s just that it’s easier for me to get words down first thing in the morning. Sidebar: It technically isn’t … Continue reading

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The Space Between.

Earlier this week I was listening to the “Off Camera with Sam Jones” podcast. Actually, I’ve been binge listening to every episode available in I-Tunes for the last few weeks. Sidebar: If you haven’t given it a listen, check it … Continue reading

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