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Feline Freedom League December 2021 Mission Report

From: Agent ZoeTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 5 December 2021Subject: Mission Report December 2021 Agent Probie took me aside last week and what he said to me astonished me. I didn’t realize I was upsetting Agent Skittlebutt so much. Agent Probie told

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Love What You Write

Writing can be an enjoyable experience or it can be a nightmare. It’s your choice. It doesn’t have to be a chore. The trick is to find a story you want to tell. Don’t worry about what’s selling, although that

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Punctuation

Punctuation can change the entire meaning of a sentence. Take the punctuation joke, “let’s eat Grandma,” for example. The missing comma makes the sentence way creepier than it would be with the comma, “let’s eat, Grandma.” Punctuation is important. Jokes

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Short Fiction

Short fiction is any fiction that isn’t a novel. I know you think that isn’t very helpful. I know. Short fiction can vary from a single sentence to what isn’t a novel. So, you ask, what’s a novel. Unfortunately, my

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Feline Freedom League November 2021 Mission Report

From: Agent SkittlebuttTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 7 November, 2021Subject: Mission Report November 2021 Oddly enough, I think I’m getting stronger and I can’t explain my feelings. Perhaps the pressure Agent Zoe is putting on me actually is helping me. Still, I

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The Pros and Cons of NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is a writing challenge. It started in San Francisco as a challenge among friends to write a novel in a month. It exploded from there. Now it’s a world-wide challenge run through a website. It promotes literacy which is

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Adding Magic To A Fictional World

The next in our world building series of blogs is on the magic in your fictional world. This is an optional thing. You can skip it if you don’t plan on having your characters use magic. If you do plan

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Building Fictional World Politics

A few weeks ago, I talked about world building nations. To do that, each nation you create needs a political system. There are several types. The least structured type is anarchy. In this type there are few if any rules

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WorldBuilding: Making Fictional Technology

Another part of world building deals with technology. Knowing the technology your characters had access to, is crucial. It’s always better to have a handle on it before you begin writing the piece. There are questions you need to ask

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Feline Freedom League October Report

From: Agent ProbieTo: Mr. WhiskersDate: 3 October 2021Subject: Mission Report October 2021 I must admit to defeat. Cooper continues to act like he does not understand me. That is plain rude. So I turned my attention to Little Bit. He

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