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He had plenty of character!

Writing Scenes to Unearth Character

As many of you know, I’m a fan of all kinds of novel prep, including creating character dossiers to allow me to learn more about my characters.  I use them to keep a record of the external stuff (really helps when you need to remember someone’s eye color mid-way through a book) and to start […]

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How To Get Your Writing Done

So, you have a book…or an article…or a story that you’d like to write. (Right? Because otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this.)  And you need to get that book finished, that story done.  How to accomplish such a thing?  How to make room in your schedule to get it written? To my mind, there are […]

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Otherwhere: Good Stuff

I’ve been collecting goodies for you, a lot of which came in the last couple of days.  Also, please note my non-link related question at the end. Here goes: Writing Analyze your novel as if it were a dream. I could not live without the TK. On beating not-writing. How to organize your day. It […]

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