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Characters with… character. Part 3 of 3

We’re moving into the final lap of this character creation exercise. In case you missed the first two parts you can find them here and here. If you’ve been scribbling stuff down about your character, then this process will have … Continue reading

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Ya gotta have heart

Though clich├ęd, it’s true that the building blocks of a good novel are the scenes. I imagine if one looked hard enough it would be possible to find a novel with neither scene nor chapter breaks, but it would definitely … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I agreed to write a memoir…

I’ve heard this said often enough, along with similar sentiments: “This is crazy; I can’t write my life story.” Or: “I can’t even keep up with FaceBook, and you expect me to write a memoir?” Or: “There’s no way I … Continue reading

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My memoir–my memories

Two eye-witnesses, two conflicting stories. Happens all the time. Right? Having watched endless courtroom dramas, either live or via Hollywood, we’ve all heard that witnesses often interpret what they’ve seen in different ways. Defense attorneys love it when witnesses can’t … Continue reading

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