Research

Research is important and accurate research can be vital. You need it for anything you write. Fiction needs research just as much as nonfiction does. The reason is a writer needs to know what they are writing about. I find

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Moonbeam Merlin and Murder

Moonbeam Shadowchaser is studying for midterms when she receives an urgent message from her grandmother, she finds that she has been chosen to Awaken Merlin’s Old Soul, residing in a young actor in California. She arrives to find him shooting

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Remove the Padding

And now a word about padding. That’s what I call adding words to make up a word count. It happens a lot. Sometimes it happens without you being aware of what you are doing. For example, in that first sentence,

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Moonbeam Merlin and Murder

MoonbeamShadowchaser is a student at the University of Magick studying for midtermswhen she gets tapped for an important errand. With threats of expulsion overher head, she reluctantly heads west to awaken the old soul of Merlin theEnchanter. When Merlin falls

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Feline Freedom League December 2018

From:   Mulder To:   Mr. Whiskers at HQ Date:   December 02, 2018 Subject: Mission Report I am sorry to report that I have no idea what the female canine’s purpose in being here is. I’m also sorry that

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Interim Goals And Deadlines

If you have something you want to accomplish, you set goals. I want to lose sixty pounds. I want to save a thousand dollars towards a trip. Those are good goals as far as they go, but they aren’t useful

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Controlling Your Writing

I approach my writing as a group of projects. I have several pieces in various states. I published one, finishing the tasks of writing there. I am revising a sequel to that novel, with another sequel in the rough draft

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