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Question of the Week

For this week’s question, the answer is a bit complicated. I’m breaking it up into three different parts of the one answer. Q: How do I create a good leading hero? A: There are three general steps to creating any … Continue reading

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Question of the Week

This week’s question is pretty basic advice for writers who find their books being rather…skeletal: Q: I feel like I am bunching everything together in my book and it is moving along too quickly. What should I do? A: [This is another … Continue reading

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A Study in Writing: Jack and the Cuckoo Heart

This week I wanted to discuss storytelling. Though this is in relation to a specific movie, this blog post is not a movie review. I merely seek to point out what I think went wrong with the movie’s narrative, character … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Epidemic

There seems to be a common disease that is becoming more and more prevalent. It’s been floating around in the movie industry for years now, but it seems to be spreading rather rapidly to the authors of this world. Before … Continue reading

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Just Being Audrey

This week is a simple post, what with having gotten my first job (yay!), my second college class ending, and the holidays coming up. I’ve got some pretty special ideas for my December posts, but that’ll have to wait until … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Reads

Though I’m a huge Halloween fan, I know many people love the opportunity to dress up, munch on some sweet treats, and have ghoulish fun. In the spirit of October, I decided to pick three of my more spooktacular reads … Continue reading

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Say What?!

As a child, reading was a safe haven where every book was like traipsing through Beatrix Potter’s world. Innocent, carefree, it was a world of hope and freedom, where every danger was easily escapable. When reading classics, my parents chose … Continue reading

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Scholarship Writing

I don’t know about you guys, but the time has come around for me to be looking at scholarships. Yes, that’s right folks: scholarships. Actually, that time has been around for several months (or years, if you count my mom … Continue reading

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The Land of Stories

It occurs to me that I’ve never mentioned this wonderful series to ya’ll and since I love it so much and the fourth just recently came out, I’ll bring you folks up to date. Be forewarned: it is SUPER complicated, … Continue reading

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Monday Excerpt

Here’s a tiny little story my dad wrote that I decided to revise and give to him: The Mouse and the Mushroom Originally told by Frank Grau Jr. Retold here by Trinity Grau There once was a little mouse named … Continue reading

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