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#3 Post of 2020: 7 Tips to Writing a Physical Description that Works

(Post originally made on July 8, 2020.) Don’t go jumping to the comments just yet.  Jessica makes a good point.  Our characters are what we make them, so we shouldn’t blame them for it.  We do have to be careful … Continue reading

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How To Animate your Book Cover

Image courtesy of Pixabay Hi SErs! Harmony here. Animated book covers have become all the rage for social media promotion. So, today, I’d like to … How To Animate your Book Cover

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Not Sure What to Do? Funny Animal Memes

Yeah.  I didn’t have much of a plan after a busy week.  Wanted to do a test of the War of Nytefall: Savagery blurb, but I didn’t get around to writing it.  There was a poem idea and some stories that I … Continue reading

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Co-Authorship Part II: Shared Vision

Hello SE readers, Gwen with you today, and it’s my pleasure to offer Part II of the four-part series on co-authorship. Last week, John Howell … Co-Authorship Part II: Shared Vision

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Check This Out: Rural Voices

With me on the blog today is another of my classmates, the awesome Nora Shalaway Carpenter (woot woot). Nora has been here before (click here) and is… Check This Out: Rural Voices

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When You’re Stuck: WIP Staying Power

Hi, SEers. Mae here today for my first post of 2021! I hope all of you had a spectacular New Year. Let’s hope 2021 is going to be FAR BETTER than the… When You’re Stuck: WIP Staying Power

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#4 Post of 2020: Does Fantasy Have to Be Medieval?

(Post originally made on January 6, 2020. That’s staying power.) Various questions come up when someone wants to write high fantasy and many of them are completely understandable.  They may deal with magic, various races, and creating a world that … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing in 2021 (Not That This Year Is Really Any Different Than Previous Ones)

Last year, things were a really wild road in terms of writing.  Not only for myself, but for others from what I could see.  It either felt like we had all the time in the world or couldn’t get a … Continue reading

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Basic Plots: Vonnegut’s Man in Hole

Ciao, SEers. I’m back again to talk about story structure (admittedly an obsession of mine). Love him or hate him, one of the twentieth centuries … Basic Plots: Vonnegut’s Man in Hole

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#5 Post of 2020: 7 Tips to Writing Characters with Anxiety

(This post was originally from April 10, 2020.) A few disclaimers here because we’re heading into delicate territory again. Eh, I’m just copying and pasting here.  I am not an expert on mental health by any means.  I read up … Continue reading

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