My 11 Favorite Writing Resources

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Last year, I started reviewing writing resources for Curious Words. I’ve plowed through dozens of books and apps and software, sharing only the ones I found most beneficial along the way. After a year of doing this, here are my top 10 favorite writing resources: Continue reading “My 11 Favorite Writing Resources”

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”

On Writing Horror: A Review

On Writing Horror
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“So where do the ideas—the salable ideas—come from? They come from my nightmares. Not the night-time variety, as a rule, but the ones that hide justbeyond the doorway that separates the conscious from the unconscious.” Stephen King Continue reading “On Writing Horror: A Review”

Character Traits: A Review

To understand people, to write about them, and to read about them is endlessly engaging. When we unravel their psychological puzzles, we ultimately shed light on our own lives. ~Edelstein

Character Traits
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If you struggle with devising multi-faceted and realistic characters, I strongly recommend you check out Writer’s Guide to Character Traits.

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