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Revising More Than One Piece

Sometimes you need to finish revising one piece while starting revision on another. It’s easy to get confused between pieces. There are tricks to use to do so with relative ease. I use a project management app called Project Studio.

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Feline Freedom League Mission Report May 2019

From: Agent Molly To:  Mr. Whiskers Date: 5 May, 2019 Subject: Second Report of 2019 I have recovered from the trip to the conference. I confess I did not enjoy the trip although meeting the other agents was interesting. During

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Writing On The Go

Writing while traveling can be a challenge. I actually wrote this blog on my phone, in a car. If you can spread out, use a laptop, it’s much easier. If you can’t spread out, your phone or tablet can do

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Doing A Read Through

The first step in any revision is to read the work first. Read it objectively. Approach the piece as though you’ve never seen it before. I usually like to wait a couple of days after I finish shorter pieces to

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A Bit More On Setting

The setting can set the tone of the story, but the tone must match the action. A Gothic horror story rarely takes place in a one-bedroom stone cottage by the sea. That’s not to say it couldn’t, but it would

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Feline Freedom League April 2019 Report

From: Agent Skittlebutt To: Mr. Whiskers Date: 7 April 2019 Subject: First Report of 2019 The humans packed everything into the cardboard toys and moved dens. I’m so glad they brought me with them. Often humans don’t take care of

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A Word About Setting

Setting is an important part of any story of any length. Stories involve action and action needs some place to happen. That’s the setting. Setting has to involve more than just one sense. There may not be a breeze in

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