All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘planning’

Genre Swapping

It has been said that a certain, well-loved sci-fi franchise is really nothing more than a western in space. One …

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And 30 days later…

This is it. The last day of NaNoWriMo. So how did you do? Did you meet your writing goals? Did …

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Paper chase

Digital tools are nearly entirely ubiquitous these days. Most writers use computers, tablets, or smartphones for almost every aspect of …

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Do You NaNo?

That challenging, frustrating, envigorating, creative time of year is back: NaNoWriMo, AKA National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to …

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Frightening Franken-Novels

So, I was writing this story, see? And I really liked the main character. But she needed to discover a …

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Advanced Planning – NaNo 2015

Are you a rapid novelist? Do you want to be? We are now 2 months out from the biggest novel-writing …

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Stories of Motivation

In the course of learning to write fiction, writers must learn to face down their own hang ups. They must …

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From another viewpoint

Choosing points of view, and thus POV characters, can have a huge impact on a story. Not only does the …

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What came before

A prologue, generally speaking, is a piece of storytelling that takes place prior to the main action of a novel. …

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Ready… Aim…

It’s been said here many times. Some writers like writing from the seat of their pants. Pantsers, as they are …

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