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7 Tips to Balancing the Humor and the Heavy

I like to included humor in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as comedies.  I like to touch on heavy topics in my stories.  Yet, I don’t want them to be seen as serious dramas.  That … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Raising Supporting Characters to the Spotlight

When writing a long series with multiple characters, you’re bound to have a few that stay in the background.  They get to do some things and a few big scenes, but you forget to draw them out.  At least until … 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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7 Tips to Outlining in Some Fashion

I’m really surprised that I never did a post like this in all the years that I’ve been blogging about writing.  If I did then WordPress isn’t letting me find it.  Now, not everyone takes the route of planning their … Continue reading

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The Overlapping of Genres and Styles

This is kind of carrying over from the ‘rules’ of writing posts from last week.  It got me thinking about this blog and how people perceive it.  Not the promotional stuff or the comedic things like Ye Olde Shoppe.  I’m … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Following the ‘Rules’ of Writing

With such a maze out there, we can never tell what we should or should not do until we attract someone’s wrath.  I’m here to give you a few tips to navigate this maze with the least amount of stress. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Parenting an Autistic Child

I’ve been dancing around writing something about this for a long time.  I’ve mentioned that my son is on the spectrum.  Earlier this year, we had the official test . . . or was it late 2019?  Either way, he … Continue reading

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7 Ways to NOT Make a Stressed Person More Stressed Out

Here’s the thing.  People who are stressed out already know it.  They may even have an idea on how to relax, but something is blocking them.  Many know at least some of the sources of their stress.  With all of … Continue reading

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The Style and Form of My Fantasy Tip Book

So, You Want to Write Fantasy . . . I still don’t know about that title.  Anyway, I’m slowly coming to the end of the planning stage, which is getting me thinking about how to write this book.  To figure … Continue reading

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Fantasy Tip Book List of Topics

This is the last day of break for many, so I didn’t want to do anything complicated.  Still, I’ve been meaning to make this post for a while.  I haven’t come up with titles for most of these topics and … Continue reading

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