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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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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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Sticking to a Genre

It wasn’t just me right? Going over my own finished or started manuscripts, I found, to my alarm, that most of what I’m writing is only two genres: fantasy and adventure/mystery. Why? I’ve often thought up ideas that happened in … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Inspiration Without Perspiration

It’s so hard being a writer without your tools isn’t it? With all my work on my trilogy series on a broken laptop that has yet to be fixed, I feel this agony. Here’s my post on what to do … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Planned

When reading the Harry Potter series, there are many twists and turns. In fact, there are so many plot twists that I have a hard time imagining an author writing this many unique surprises without planning. Today, I am here … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Research is Essential?!

I never considered research. In all the books I read, there was some acknowledgement to people about how they helped with the research. But I’ve never done research. Little by little though, I’m realizing that I have to! To be completely … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Enthusiasm

I’ve come up with a new book idea! In doing so, I also realized that I have a little piece of inspiration to share with you: There are some things we like. But there are other things we love to … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Punching Bag

After two runs of Wednesday Words, it’s time to bring back another round of the Writing Files! Today I review something that’s critical in developing a character. Everyone has a punching bag. I don’t mean this literally. I mean, everyone’s … Continue reading

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The Writing Files: Working While Editing?

It recently got to me that I wasn’t writing anything in bulk. No large projects, no book. I had to wait for my book to be edited first. While I’m waiting, my writer’s instinct screams “write”! However, I’ve been holding … Continue reading

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