Creating Scene Structure

Creating Scene Structure

Whenever we read a great fiction novel the delight we feel comes from the scenes created. I love the scene from Sound of Music . . . Marie, on the Austrian mountain singing, “The hills are alive . . .” Another favorite is Spartacus. The scene follows his troupe after being captured by the Roman...
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The Art of the Story

The Art of the Story

If you are a non-fiction author it is a challenge to make the kind of money fiction writers seem to command. Therefore the challenge is to make the story with imagination and clarity. A good story motivates change. To read a well-written true story; it gets inside you to evoke elements of changing areas...
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Writing How to Articles

Writing How to Articles

Everywhere we turn we see “How to” subjects from gardening to cooking. If you use a computer you are constantly looking for the “How to”  to work more efficiently. How to articles are very easy to write and can be profitable on vehicles such as Kindle ebooks. To write a “How...
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The Practice of Plotting

The Practice of Plotting

When you begin the process of book writing it is important to correctly master plotting. Every well-written fiction has three parts. A) The situation. This is the essence of what is going on. It must not be static in design but must convey the dynamics of your first act. It is the situation of the story...
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Writing Dialogue

Writing Dialogue

Do you write fiction? If so this discussion is about good dialogue. This is an area many fiction writers struggle. We hear dialogue every day but if you concentrate on the conversation you will see that most of us speak with facial expression, halting words, and gestures. Now try to capture that in written...
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Book Writing-The Creative Process

Book Writing-The Creative Process

When you were a child did you ever take a few sheets of blank paper, fold them over and staple them? You were a would-be author writing a book. Sometimes those blank pages got words, other times they got doodles. This was a book and you were about to fill it. For a writer a blank sheet is something special....
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Time to get organized

Time to get organized

Do you love writing so much that it consumes your every waking moment? You don’t care about eating or sleeping, just getting the writing completed. Well it is time to get organized. You must establish priorities. Personally. You need to take time to recharge the batteries. However you believe you need...
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