Looking back over this past year is quite a daunting experience. Life has changed so drastically for so many people. From the way we work to the way we interact…

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This week I have decided to delve into the complex world of writer types and plotting. So What kind of writer are you? Like many things, there are two extremes…

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Beta readers. Those wonderful people that we love and dislike immensely in equal measure. Let’s face it, there comes a point where you have seen your work so much that you…

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Hi everyone, I have finally returned from a short hiatus, having battled with my health over the past few weeks. In light of my fight, I felt it appropriate to…

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Dialogue; for some it is an absolute joy to write but for others, the bane of their existence.  Primarily dialogue helps move the story forward, it gives realism to your…

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Ah. Writer’s block. The dreaded affliction that all writers will suffer from at some point, if not at many points, in their careers.We all lament those moments where the inspiration…

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Often confused, but quite different, both mood and tone are important tools in an author’s arsenal. They provide a platform from which a writer can evoke an emotional response from…

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