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7 Tips to Writing the Self-Righteous

This is going to be a challenge.  Giving tips on a character type that I really don’t get along with?  Strap in your popcorn and let’s see where this wild ride takes us.  All tips are spontaneous with the minimal … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Bad Girls: This May Get Awkward

Writing a Bad Girl is easy if you’re going for the stereotype, but more difficult if you’re going to try to go out of the mold.  We’ll see what we can come up with here.  It might be a bunch … Continue reading

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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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