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The First Draft

The first draft of anything is never anything anyone would want to read. It can be choppy. It can be rambling, repetitive or have other issues. But it’s the first draft. Getting it done is what counts. What you do

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Meditation As A Brainstorming Tool

Writers do a lot of brainstorming. There are many methods out there — probably as many methods as there are writers. Here’s one I’ve been experimenting with — meditation. I know I talked about this a few weeks back as

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Your Story’s Log Line

This week, I’m going to discuss log lines. A log line is script writing device that tells the story in twenty-five words or less. It’s rather like the elevator speech they say you should have when job hunting. It is

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Choosing Your Words

Words are powerful. They can make or break a piece of writing. The right words can shape your text into something powerful or reduce it to cosmic failure. Word choice involves repetition and complexity of meaning that can either enhance

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