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Sean O'Mordha
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Publishing for the new author
Publishing for the new author

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Helpful information when writing love scenes (in and out of the bedroom)

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This is the third post about love and lust. When writing about the relationship of individuals, showing some of these events will help your story ring true.

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One thing that rankles my muse are writers who think their way is the only way because they’ve sold a few books. The results are all these “6 Ways to do this,” or 8 Ways to do that.” Here is an example. “10 things you should watch out for in your writing,…

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Depending on the length of your work, when creating characters, there are a lot of things that should be added to the physical description—things beyond the usual hair and eye color, height and weight, and clothes. For now, I write earth-bound characters,…

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When first entering the field of professional writing in 1961 as a newspaper reporter, the reading level of Americans was 5th grade, and that’s how we crafted a story. In the ensuing fifty-six years it hasn’t gotten much better. National statistics are…

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Think of your plot as a stream, your characters are in boats carried downstream by the current. The spectators are your readers, and the play-by-play announcer is . . .? How the action is called depends on the perspective, or the point of view of the…

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The main job of a writer is to create characters with whom the reader can relate using the only tool available—words. We have all experienced the sights and feel of emotions which we should  be able to convey in order to connect that bond between reader…

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When writing your story, the big holidays like Christmas or Mardi Gras sometimes slip in, but there are a whole lot more little things, if taken into consideration, could enhance the plot—either adding color, tension, relief, opportunity for action, or…

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Unless you are writing a Mary Poppins story, anger is very likely going appear in your story. As the intent is for the reader to connect with the character, knowing about anger will help better craft the emotion. What Is It? Anger is a natural response to…
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