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So true.
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Opening lines are an art form unto themselves. They must introduce a story’s tone, the author’s wit, the plot itself, and, most importantly, a reason why this story is worth the readers’ time. Bori...

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Boring opening lines aren’t something an author can afford. And yet they’re harder to avoid than you might think.
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How to Become a Better Writer in One, Simple Step http://ow.ly/zRCGE #writing #writingtips #writetip
Want to write better stories, essays, and blog posts? There's one trick that you can do to easily become a better writer.
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For those that haven't already seen this article, it is well worth your time.  I simply had to share it.
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Something to think about...
let's take a look at how fiction and non-fiction writers will write their premise.
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I wholeheartedly agree. I hope your in the midst of doing this Beginning Writer!
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Costuming Your Characters http://ow.ly/zU6mr #writing #writetip #writingtips
Costumes reflect both a character's culture and personality. Everything in their environment shapes the way they dress. Unless you have a professional costumer to defer to, costuming is left to the worldbuilder. When done right, a...
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Spent a while in Barnes & Noble last night. Got a great new book on writing! I can't wait to dig in!
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Why is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling? How about The Matrix or Harry Potter? What makes these disparate worlds come alive are clear, consistent rules for how people, societies -- and even the laws of physics -- function in these fictional universes. Author Kate Messner offers a few tricks for you, too, to create a world worth exploring in your own words.
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It comes with the job...
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Five Signs Your Character Is Fully Developed http://ow.ly/znxYP
The internet abounds with exercises to help storytellers develop their characters. Creators are told to write character back stories, establish motivations, and create inner fears and desires. These steps are all helpful, but none of them...
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My name is Kelly  and I am an amateur writer and blogger. After 20 years of suffering from severe depression and Bipolar Disorder, I am finally able to pursue my dream of being a professional writer.

I'm starting from scratch and learning to be the best writer I can be. If you want to write, but feel overwhelmed at the idea, "The Beginning Writer" is for you. You are not alone. Let's learn together.