Word Choice

Word choice is important. As writers we write things. We build worlds, actions, and people using words as our building blocks. We build stories. To do that we need to use the right words. Words have meaning. They also have

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Prologues

A prologue is an introduction. It gives your readers information they might need in order to understand the action in a story. It’s an explanation for why the story events happen. It can also provide the reader with essential information

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Feline Freedom League January Mission Report

From: Agent To: Mr. Whiskers Date: Sunday, 5 January, 2020 Subject:  Mission Report My humans have been talking. I am not sure, but I think they are planning to move dens. They talk about space and money. I don’t know

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A Word About Subplots

A subplot is “a subordinate plot in fiction or drama” according to Merriam-Webster. But what does that mean? Well, it’s a story told alongside the main story in a novel or drama. Think of it as the story of what

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Meditation as a Brainstorming Tool

The fashion these days seems to be mindful in everything you do. Experts tell us to be mindful when we eat, when we exercise and when we do pretty much everything. As I said, it’s fashionable to be mindful.As fashions

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Target Audiences

Who is your audience? To put it another way, who are you writing for? How many audiences do you  have? What does my audience want and need? If you haven’t identified your target audience,  you can’t answer those questions. What

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Targets (Project And Session)

Targets are things you aim at. In shooting, you want to improve your accuracy. In writing, a target is a word count. You want x number of words by the end of your session. That said, there are two targets

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