The Centenary Book part 2

“A hundred years,” she said, ignoring Thomas’ question. “they are all dead.” “Who are all dead?” Thomas asked. “Janet Louise Anthony,” I said. The woman looked at me. “Yes?” She said. “Your husband John died in the 1930s,” I said.

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The Centenary Book part 1

The library was quiet. I know what you’re thinking, libraries usually are quiet, but this was nearly midnight and I wasn’t supposed to be there. The bang I heard sounded very loud even though it probably wasn’t as loud as

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Feline Freedom League May 2017

From: Agent Probie To: Mr. Whiskers Date: 7 May 2017 Subject: Mission Report The younger female has returned. I still do not know where she was, but I do not think that she was interrogated or anything like that. I

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Organization

If you are a writer, you have to do background work. You need to organize those notes so that you can find whatever you need when you need it. I have a folder on my computer where I put my

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Writer’s Block

Writers block is the bane of all writers. You sit there, staring at a blank word processor, its cursor blinks evilly at you. Or maybe it is accusing you of being stupid. Rest assured, that blinking cursor is not evil.

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Character Development

Character development is as much a technical thing as it is art. I start with a mini-bio based on Nancy Kress’s mini-bio from her book Characters, Emotions, & Viewpoint. Basically, a mini-bio is just that a collection of general facts

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Deadlines

If you have trouble getting motivated to write something or do something, you might find it helpful to set a deadline. A deadline is just a due date. A deadline can spur you to do whatever it is that you

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