Tag Archives: effective writing

POV revisited

With regard to POV and opinion, I’ve come across too many instances in published writing where I’m right and the people (critique-ers) who say I’m not are wrong. Below is a perfect example of proving my case — from one of … Continue reading

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Actions Speak Louder (in) Words

One thing I’ve noticed in particular about my writing and the WIP I’m slowly but surely making headway on is that I tend to ignore (or perhaps just don’t realize) certain aspects while feeling confident about other areas and second-nature about … Continue reading

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Thursday Thinking

This article in Elite Daily is something I think every author of romance novels should read. The eight reasons men are real and guys are fake offers up some insight into the mind’s of men, not guys. When we consider our … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom 2

Another Writer’s Write article I’d like to discuss on Wednesday Wisdom is: Top 10 Tips for Plotting your story. (© Amanda Patterson) Write the ending first. Choose your antagonist before you choose your protagonist. Give your characters physical story goals. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom 1

From Writer’s Write comes this article submitted by Mia Botha about the three things we need to do and five things to avoid at the start of our novel. The article is straightforward (as always) and helpful (which is always great). In … Continue reading

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Where to Go from Here

Although I’m in the midst of another re-write (meaning, the story is complete) rewrite (for me) sometimes means changing things to the point where the older edit just doesn’t seem to apply anymore. The story became something new and went … Continue reading

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A Writer on Reading II

So, a bit more thought on reading writing in order to better understand my writing as a writer. Brunettes I’ve yet to read a story . . . wait . . . I just remembered one that had a blond … Continue reading

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