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September C. Fawkes
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Sometimes I scare people with my enthusiasm for writing and reading and fandom.
Sometimes I scare people with my enthusiasm for writing and reading and fandom.

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Editing a scene in my WIP, where a character has a "last meal" of sorts full of treats, sweets, and candy. Having not eaten much of these things for weeks, I'm ironically finding it easier to describe their tastes and textures than when I wrote it.

Maybe I should go to the store later and pick some up so that I can double check that my descriptions are accurate. 😉

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6 different ways to outline

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Diving into different story structures and story parts, pulling from Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, The Hunger Games, and more.

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Talking about how to create complex characters by giving them contradictions on the Writers Helping Writers site today :)

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Be boring. It's the only way anything gets done.

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Over my years editing, I've seen stories that were crippled from the author's quest to avoid using "was."

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Some short advice for people who want to begin writing but don't know where to start.

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Some writers make the mistake of trying to make the context into subtext. This is a problem for several reasons:

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Some character traits naturally hike up tension. Here are some that I've noticed.

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Considerations and techniques to use when writing dark content
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