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This Blog Is No Longer Active.

I’ve officially decided to end this blog now. I am no longer using it and haven’t really for a while. Life happened, and I got back to paper journals instead. Which just feels much more natural to me. I’m still working … Continua a leggere

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What Went Wrong with Season 2 of “True Detective”? Cautionary Lessons for Writers

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Most of the time, I try to use great writing as examples of what TO DO. But, some writing fails so epically, the best use of it is as a cautionary tale for…

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All work and no play makes Charlie a productive girl, apparently

I haven’t posted anything here in a while because the last month was a a bit of a rollercoaster. I’m not sure I have gotten off it yet.

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Generating Page-Turning Momentum—Characters & The Wound

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Hmmm, what’s the story behind THIS? Can we answer the question, “What is your book about?” in one sentence. Is our answer clear and concise? Does it paint a vivid picture of something others…

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CHARACTERS I WOULD CHOKE TO DEATH – Show vs Tell pt.I

I picked up the book I’m currently reading because I wanted to immerse myself in an interesting fantasy world, the premise sounded great and I was sure I’d love it. Instead here I am, fuming and tempted to DNF at 54%, because … Continua a leggere

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The Winner’s Curse, the Reader’s Feast

This is my first book review (and a long, enthusiastic one). I know I’m late to the party, but I finished The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski yesterday and holy blonde cheerleader batman, was that good!

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Is Your Idea Strong Enough? Story Structure Part 4

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Whether we are traditionally published, indie published or self-published, we must connect with readers and tell a great story. Structure is the “delivery system” for our story, so it’s wise to make it as solid as…

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