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Discusses one make-or-break way that can influence readers’ opinions in deciding whether you’ve created a likable character or an unlikable character.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/how-to-make-readers-love-an-unlikable-character-and-hate-a-likable-one/
Discusses one make-or-break way that can influence readers’ opinions in deciding whether you’ve created a likable character or an unlikable character.
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I agree. Charisma is the magic ingredient that brings any character to life.
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Even if it doesn't feature prominently in your story, your character's career will profoundly affect who he is and how he responds to the world around him.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/choosing-your-characters-career-with/
Even if it doesn't feature prominently in your story, your character's career will profoundly affect who he is and how he responds to the world around him.
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I'm doing another webinar on Structuring Your Novel for Writer's Digest! Mark your calenders for April 28th at 1PM EST. As always, all participants get a free critique of their story structure!

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/sign-structuring-novel-webinar/
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See you there!
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I can't emphasize enough the importance of not giving up on your story, even when it seems beyond hope.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/why-you-should-stick-with-story/
I can't emphasize enough the importance of not giving up on your story, even when it seems beyond hope.
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You guys asked for it, and here it is! Just finished putting together an alphabetized index for the Story Structure Database. It will be updated right along if you prefer to browse the available titles that way.

Thanks to everyone who's been contributing their own story structure analyses! The database is growing at a healthy clip.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/book-storystructure/story-structure-database-index/
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Lots of work. Thanks!
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In this month's e-letter: I break from writing Wayfarer to do my first quarter edit, a reader asks about rewrites, more drawing winners are announced, and I talk about, "What Every Writer Ought to Know About Antagonist Prologues."

http://bit.ly/1CxvWyO
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11 writers (including me!) share their writing inspiration

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Today, I'm offering a sneak peek under the hood of my writing process when using Scrivener - and how you can use Scrivener to up your writing game.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/my-writing-process-pt-1-of-2-how-i-use-scrivener-to-outline-my-novels/
Today, I'm offering a sneak peek under the hood of my writing process when using Scrivener - and how you can use Scrivener to up your writing game.
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Cool beans! Good to hear it was useful.
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Shows one of the top reasons it’s possible your book is boring your readers and offers the easy (and fun) solution.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/afraid-your-book-is-boring-your-characters-may-not-be-doing-this-one-important-thing/
Shows one of the top reasons it’s possible your book is boring your readers and offers the easy (and fun) solution.
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The Climactic Moment is the reason your story is even being told in the first place. Needless to say, it's pretty important you get it right. Find out how!

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/want-readers-to-adore-your-book-learn-how-to-ace-your-climactic-moment/
The Climactic Moment is the reason your story is even being told in the first place. Needless to say, it's pretty important you get it right. Find out how!
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What Every Writer Ought to Know About Antagonist Prologues (from this month's e-letter)

http://bit.ly/1GhG7d6
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Hear, hear!
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Discover ineffective techniques you might using to show what your character is feeling and thinking. Avoid the pitfalls of our movie-saturated culture!

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/show-what-your-character-is-feeling-and-thinking-and-do-it-like-a-writer-not-a-director/
Discover ineffective techniques you might using to show what your character is feeling and thinking. Avoid the pitfalls of our movie-saturated culture!
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I am sure that all things belongs to media as film or movee making.thanks to send me.God bless you always.
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K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the IPPY and NIEA Award-winning and internationally published author of the Amazon bestsellers Outlining Your Novel and Structuring Your Novel, as well as Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic, the western A Man Called Outlaw, the medieval epic Behold the Dawn, and the portal fantasy Dreamlander. When she’s not making things up, she’s busy mentoring other authors on her award-winning blog HelpingWritersBecomeAuthors.com. She makes her home in western Nebraska. Find out more about her fiction at KMWeiland.com.
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