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Karen Woodward
Jack of all trades.
Jack of all trades.

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Writer's Block and How to Beat it

The secret to curing writer's block is compromise. Sometimes your muse goes on strike because she wants to do something else. The solution: let her! But set a time limit. At least, that's what usually works for me. 😀

#writing  #amwriting#writersblock

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Creating Effective Transitions

Today I talk about how to create effective transitions (or sequels) between scenes.

#writing   #amwriting   #writingtips  

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Quick question: Which do you prefer?
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It made him a bitter, twisted, man.
It made him bitter and twisted.

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Writing Exercise: Make Your Own Critter!

The research vessel Investigator recently explored a 4 km deep abyss along the eastern edge of Australia and found some bizarre critters! A fish without a face, a blog fish, and (this is my favorite) a sponge with GLASS tips. Now make your own!

#writingexercise   #amwriting   #writing  

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The Mummy (2017): A Review: Two Thumbs Up (Kinda)

The Mummy is cinematic cotton candy, sweetness and fluff that tastes good in the moment but doesn’t satisfy. That said, it’s only in comparison with the 1999 version that the movie falls flat. Overall, I give The Mummy thumbs up.

#writing  #amwriting #themummy  #themummy2017 #review

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Character Creation: Kinds of Characters

What is a character? Are they mere figments of a writer's imagination or do they have an existence independent of the writer?

#writing   #amwriting  

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Outlining a Murder Mystery

Have you ever wondered how to write a book? Here is the initial alpha draft of the outline for a murder mystery. I'm not saying this is the ONLY way to write a story, it's just one way. 😀

#writing   #amwriting   #outlining  

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How to Write a Book, Part Two

The question I’ve been asked more than any other is, “How can I write a book?” So, today, I’m going to continue my answer.

#writing   #amwriting   #murdermystery  

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How to Write a Book

The question I’ve been asked more than any other is, “How can I write a book?” So, today, I’m going to try and come up with an answer.

#writing   #amwriting  

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When Life Strikes: Writing through the Unexpected

The best plans fail. Today I discuss how to prepare for disaster and stay on track.

#writing   #amwriting   #timemanagement  
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