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I do this..do you? I struggle with this…
Love these insights to book beginnings!
Great questions to ask about your novel:
Where to start your novel? Can you fix it?
Great questions for making your characters come to life:
Five ways to improve (really!) a rough draft!:
Breathe real life into your descriptions:
Read for speed in your writing — let go and enjoy:
Some tested ways to add suspense and dramatic pacing to your writing:
Want to add variety to your sentences? Where better to learn than from the New York Times?
Wonderful insights on using characters’ passions to jumpstart a plot: http://childrenspublishing.blogspot.com/2013/01/passionate-characters-to-counteract.html?m=1
Well-done post on incisive descriptive details: http://childrenspublishing.blogspot.com/2012/01/use-selective-visual-details-to-power.html
How to really ferret out that “telling” and replace it with “showing” in your writing:
Great thoughts on revision from twenty great writers:
How to draw in your reader from the first pages….