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Felline Freedom League December 2022 Report

From: Agent ZoeTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 4 December 2022Subject: Mission ReportWe have received your decision and I must say, I’m disappointed. I will abide by your decision to promote Agent Probie to Senior Agent. I will be the bigger cat and

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Posted in Feline Freedom League Report, Fiction

Managing Your Writing Time

If you are like me, you are juggling a lot of ideas, written drafts, brainstorming, and other writing tasks. You may feel as though there isn’t enough time to deal with it all. It is easy to manage your tasks

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Creating Believable Characters

Characters can be fun to create. You want your heroes to be heroic and your villains to be villainous. Right? Of course. In the real world, though, no one is all good or all bad. Humans are a mixture of

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Affectation

Look up the word Affectation in the dictionary. You will find it is “behavior, speech, or writing that is artificial and designed to impress.” In other words, it doesn’t sound a like a real person. That’s fine if you want

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Feline Freedom League November Report

From: Agent WinnieTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 6 November 2022Subject: Mission ReportAgent Zoe is not happy that you gave the Senior Agent position to Agent Probie. She keeps asking me why I’m not disappointed. I have tried to make her realize that

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NaNoWriMo

It’s that time of the year again. It’s almost November and that means NaNoWriMo. For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s a writing challenge that takes place every November. The challenge sounds simple. Write a fifty-thousand-word

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Writing Trackers

Last week, I talked about having a writing schedule. I gave some benefits to having one. This week, I’m going to talk about another benefit of having such a schedule is that it helps you to track your projects. It’s

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The Writing Schedule

Writing schedules are a good idea when you have more than one work in progress. Having many pieces in progress is the norm for me. I have some that I’m planning, some that I’m writing and a lot that I

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Looping

Looping is a variation on free writing. You sit down and write for at least ten minutes. Write without thinking. Don’t edit as you go. Write as fast as you can. That’s all you do for free writing. Looping takes

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Feline Freedom League October Report

From: Agent ProbieTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 2 October 2022Subject: Mission ReportThank you for the vote of confidence and the updated training materials. I wish I could say Agent Zoe accepted your decision right away, but it took a couple of weeks

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