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7 Tips to Writing Factions in Fiction

Many stories have a ‘faction’ part of their world.  It can be obvious with feuding guilds or opposing armies.  Other times, you can miss it because you’re only introduced to one of the groups and merely hear about the others.  … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing a Bad Boy: As If I Know What I’m Doing

As I said on Monday, I’m not really sure of what I’m doing.  I’m seeing that I do watch a bunch of shows that have ‘Bad Boy’ protagonists.  There are a few themes that I’ve seen that enhance their rebellious … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing an Ending Whether You Want To or Not

That’s a heavy quote . . . Let’s lighten the mood with a humorous list of ways an author can end a story. Don’t do it!  You might never have another idea and people already like this one.  Even if … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Humanoid Monster Protagonists: Even the Undead Can Have Heart

Not many people try to write a story with a monster as the hero.  Well, you see it for kids a lot.  Paranormal romance enjoys this too, but it rarely happens when you get into the more action-oriented genres.  You … Continue reading

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2018 Top 5: #3- 7 Tips to Being Dramatic . . . In Fiction

This post originally went live on February 14, 2018.  Weird that the first of the Top 5 are from early in 2018. Adding drama into your writing can be tough and many are leery about adding this due it skewing … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Outlines

I can already see the pantsers running for the door.  Don’t worry.  I assure you that this is going to both informative and humorous.  Honestly, it doesn’t hurt to have an idea about how to outline.  There are times you … Continue reading

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Tips to Creating Characters with Mental Illness

As I said on Monday, this can be a very sensitive topic.  So, I’m going to try to rein in the urge to crack jokes as much as I can.  Still, this is a 7 List, which tends to have … Continue reading

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