Time to make a scene.

Sorry for not posting a proper post last week I was sick. It seems to be a bug that is going around the area and I still cough on occasion but all in all I’m feeling much better. I might even try to convince my parents that I’m well enough to go on a Poke …

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3 steps to creating character goals that won’t bore your readers

I have recently decided to give you valuable content so you see, whenever I write a writing lesson post for you I feel it’s just not good enough. After all I actually want you to learn something not just get half built second hand information.   So it wasn’t once or even twice that I …

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You need other writers.

Hey guys! Today I have something a bit different for you: a guest post! I reached out to my good friend, Enette Venter of Enette’s World, to see if she would like to write a post for you lovely people out there. (You know, all twelve of you.) I wrote a post for her blog,… via …

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Word of the day #3

I’m certain it's obvious that English is not my first language. I’ve been reading and speaking English from a young age and that has led me to writing in English. Now recently I have been taking my language usage a little more seriously and I’m currently trying to broaden my English vocabulary. Part of this …

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Word of the day.

I’m certain this is very obvious, English is not my first language. I’ve been reading and speaking English from a young age and that has led me to writing in English. Now recently I have been taking my language usage a little more seriously and I’m currently trying to broaden my English vocabulary. Part of …

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What you and I can do to not suck at writing beginnings.

Today I want to talk about what makes the beginning of a book good and the elements that it should have. This week’s topic is something that has really caught my attention these past few weeks because I’m editing my novel, Imaginary friends, and well... it’s not going great. My editing was well on track, …

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1st person POV vs 3rd person POV.

Last week I told you why Point Of View (POV) is essential in good writing and the effects it can have on your story. Now I want us to delve a little deeper into it and take a look at the difference between 1st, 3rd, and 2nd person POV. I’m sure we’ve all read books …

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Why POV is essential in good writing.

POV or Point Of View is from who’s perspective a story is told. There are a lot of fine points that go into deciding on how your POV is written. It’s all about the nature of your story, who your POV character is and how are you going to put this on paper. In the …

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Guest post: 8 steps to destroying writer’s block

This is post was originally posted over at wandering soul, a great blog for travelling and good stories all around. I know we all struggle with writer’s block (especially after the holidays) and the web is full of articles on how to get past it. (including my own) Today we will take a look at …

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How to write the end of your Novel.

This is the last day of NaNoWriMo and while I have already finished I know there are lots of you out there still typing as fast as you can. This post is being dedicated to those of you still writing, still trying to finish that novel of yours. Me and probably dozens of others are …

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