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Seven Stages of Writing

The seven stages of writing are generating an idea, world building, character development, plotting, writing, revising, and publishing. That assumes that you plan to publish of course. These stages are actually processes. Before you can write anything, you have to

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Compelling Characters

What makes a compelling character? The reader has to engage with the character. They have to have some flaws. No one is perfect and a character shouldn’t be either. Each character in a story should have a mix of good

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Journaling

My journal is not a report of day-to-day activities. It could be, but it isn’t. no, my journal is free writing. That’s the writing exercise where you sit down and just write what comes into your head and put it

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