Characters & Viewpoint: A Review

Characters & Viewpoint
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Orson Scott Card’s Characters & Viewpoint offers an in-depth look at inventing, constructing, and performing characters in fiction writing. To this end, he makes a distinction between writing and storytelling– a relationship he likens to composer and performer, screenwriter and actor.  Continue reading “Characters & Viewpoint: A Review”

Screenplay: Writing the Picture Review

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If writing screenplay interests you, you really need to check out Robin U. Russin’s and William Missouri Downs’ book, Screenplay. Continue reading “Screenplay: Writing the Picture Review”

7 Tips to Improve Your Writing Time

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Sometimes, the hardest part about writing is simply sitting down to do it. Between work, family, and social obligations, the time and motivation to write is often chipped away at and ultimately put off until “tomorrow.”

Of course, tomorrow comes, and none of yesterday’s demands have lessened (and may have actually increased), and so the cycle continues.

When it comes to being a writer, maintaining consistency in your writing practice is what makes or breaks your success. Continue reading “7 Tips to Improve Your Writing Time”

Curious Words Review: Profit From Your Passion

 

Profit From Your Passion
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Profit From Your Passion (PFYP) is an A-Z blogging course. Your guide through the ins and outs of blogging is Krista Dickson, a blog-woo guru. Continue reading “Curious Words Review: Profit From Your Passion”

Profit From Your Passion Course Information

 

Profit From Your Passion
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Profit From Your Passion is a 12-week e-course and group coaching program for new bloggers. The goal is to help new bloggers build strong foundations for their websites, grow their online communities, and start making money from their blogs. Continue reading “Profit From Your Passion Course Information”

Completing Your First Novel: A New Author’s Musings

Writing is hard. Like, double hard. I knew I wanted to be a writer—specifically a novelist—almost fifteen years ago. Back then I had this romantic idea that I would sit down at a piece of paper or a computer and just like that, the magic would happen. A few hours a day, and bam! A fantastical world of my creation would come to life before my eyes before I’d know it. Continue reading “Completing Your First Novel: A New Author’s Musings”