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Mapping Your Fictional World

Having a plan is a good way to write. I’m not talking an outline here, although an outline can be helpful. I’m talking about a map. Mapping your fictional world is one of the most important things you can do.

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Yoga

Yoga is about flexibility – not just in body, but in mind as well. By taking my first ever yoga class, I have taken the first step towards personal growth. I always knew that yoga incorporated more than just the

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Positive Thinking

I ask the same question every day. Will today be a good one? Sometimes the answers are ambiguous.That’s OK, because the answer really isn’t important. What is important is the frame of mind with which you face the day. If

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New Year’s Resolutions

Almost everyone makes New Year’s resolutions. Some people (like me) do it for the entire month of January, not just the first hour of the first day. Like everyone else, I usually make some that I know I won’t keep.

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Research Journals

If you are working on a long-term project and need to do research on it, it’s a good idea to have a research journal. That’s a journal where you record where you searched, what you looked for, and what you

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Flow charts and writing

I use a flow chart to plot my stories. I start with the beginning and give my characters a series of decisions. Then I try to figure out how many different results could come from each decision. The ones that

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