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Hooks, lines, and stinkers

Okay, I admit I’m cheating, on a couple things. First, I’m recycling some material from my class on writing short fiction. Second, I cheated on the title. I’m only going to talk about lines here, specifically: opening lines. “Why not … Continue reading

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Bang starts! How to write a novel–part 27

You’re sitting in front of your computer, drumming your fingers on the keys as your coffee cools, and the remaining minutes of your hastily grabbed writing time are dissolving like an ice cube under a sun lamp. You grow more agitated with every passing … Continue reading

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Hooks, lines and stinkers

Okay, I admit I’m cheating, on a couple things. First, I’m recycling some material from the webpage I maintain for my creative writing class. Second, I cheated on the title. I’m only going to talk about lines here, specifically: opening … Continue reading

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