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Character Emotions — Part Five

Jealousy is one of the toughest emotions to convey without scattering clichĂ©s like rose petals at a wedding. Knowing your character is essential to achieving anything like realism. As a child, I vividly recall sneaking across the street to peek through … Continue reading

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From Short Story to Novel–Part Two

The story of Scott and Daphne, plus assorted lizards, faires, and other odd creatures continues. If you missed part one, you probably ought to go back and read it now. Here’s your handy-dandy link: Click Here! In case you forgot … Continue reading

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From Short Story to Novel–Part One

I’ve often heard, from both accomplished writers as well as students of mine, that their novel began as a short story and then grew. Sadly, I’ve never had a bag of 10-10-10 literary fertilizer to sprinkle on my short fiction … Continue reading

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