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The Character Motivation Thesaurus

The Character Motivation Thesaurus

Character Motivation Thesaurus put together by Writing Helping Writers is an excellent tool to help authors in crafting an amazing story.

5 Deadly Sins of Show Don’t Tell

5 Deadly Sins of Show Don’t Tell

5 Deadly Sins of Show, Don’t Tell ala @NaomiLHughes – info-graphic to help explain Show Don’t Tell.

10 Emotional Hurdles for the Newbie Writer #writers #amwriting

Originally posted on BlondeWriteMore:
As a newbie writer I am constantly trying to jump over emotional hurdles in order to progress. I am calling them hurdles  because if you don’t jump them you will end up falling down and hurting your writer self. They are emotional  because each one has the potential to bring on tears…

One Simple Tool To Improve Your Story

One Simple Tool To Improve Your Story

So, conflict between even the best of friends and lovers is a must… however, the conflict has to make sense in the context of their relationship. How do you do that? Well, even characters who are utterly in sync with each other emotionally will vary in how they relate to others. This is where a tool from rpg storytelling comes in VERY handy.

The Secret to Pleasing Readers

The Secret to Pleasing Readers

But I have a secret to share – something that the publishing world hasn’t yet figured out about me and I’m going to share it with you today: the secret to pleasing readers *OR* everything I know about Successful Storytelling I learned from fandoms, rpg, & cosplay.

Much Ado About Wattpad – Is It Your Ticket to Success?

Much Ado About Wattpad – Is It Your Ticket to Success?

So, if you haven’t noticed yet, I’ve joined the website Wattpad.  I did this as an outlet for my fluff writing (writing I’m doing for fun and not for profit) and to… I’d like to think… get my name out in front of potential readers.  Why?  Haven’t you heard? Let me ask you, do you […]

One Simple Trick To Fight Writer’s Block

One Simple Trick To Fight Writer’s Block

So you’re feeling the strain of your ambitious New Year’s resolutions to write or publish your writing this year?  Rest assured you’re not alone!  So many people start off the new year with all the best intentions which are quickly dashed by the reality of every day life and re-prioritized needs – it happens to […]