Author Archive | Charlotte Dixon

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Parsing for Plotters: Three Methods

First off, I probably need to explain my headline.   For starters, I'm a plotter, as opposed to a pantser, though I'm not a terribly serious, must-know-everything plotter.  I know most of you know the difference between a plotter and a pantser, but there are always newbies among us and so I shall pontificate: A […]

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While She Was Out

I grew up partially in my Dad's printing plant.  One of the many things I loved about that was hanging out in the front office, which was cleaner and more organized than the rest of the shop, but not by much.  And one of the best things about the office was the office supplies.  I […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #55

It is Saturday! Time for my weekly prompt round-up, with prompts taken from my Tumblr blog.  Pay special attention to this one, because I'm taking a brief hiatus from these posts for the duration of my time in Europe.  But there's almost 400 prompts on the Tumblr blog, so head over there if you need […]

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Inventive Writing Prompt Round-up #54

Ah summertime….I've been on vacation, I've been slacking…no scratch that last one, I have not been slacking since I got home.  There's much to do to catch up from vacation and get ready to be out of the country for three weeks.  Awk! The thought of it makes my heart pound–in a good way and […]

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How To Have Writer’s Block

I don't know about you, but I sure want writer's block. I have absolutely no interest in writing quickly and easily.  Or feeling like the words are tumbling off my fingers so fast I can barely keep up.  Uh-uh, not me.   I would MUCH rather sit and stare at the blank screen on my […]

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