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Villains: Because a good bad guy is the author's best friend
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Putting your villian to work, to make your novel great.
Exploding Writing Myths & 4 other tips on Critique and Process
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection contains 5 tips on how to find/create a writing critique group that works and lasts, and how to make the best use of what they can offer you.
Exploding Writing Myths: Some things "they" say might be true for them but not for you
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Exposing some writing "truths" that aren't necessarily true for everyone.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 1): How to find (or create) a writers' critique group
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How to find or create a good writing critique group.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 2): How to give and take criticism without coming apart at the seams
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Criticism is hard--how to give it, and how to take it.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 3): Size matters
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How to keep your critique group alive and thriving. Also, how and why novels must be critiqued differently from short pieces.
The Irrational Optimism of Writers: Why this particular form of insanity is a good thing
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You have to be crazy to get into this business, and that’s why craziness is essential for writers.
What Color Hat does your Universe Wear? & 4 other tips on Science Fiction, Fantasy and Writing for Kids
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This collection contains tips specific to writing Fantasy and Science Fiction, and what makes the teen/kids market different from selling books for adults.
Making your Reader Believe: Whether he wants to or not!
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Suspension of disbelief in SF & Fantasy.
But What do the Trees Say? Or, the unimportance of worldbuilding
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Worldbuilding in SF & Fantasy--and what it can't do for you.
Taking Away the Easy Button: Bell's three rules for writing about magic
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How to use magic in your story without abusing it.
What Color Hat does your Universe Wear? How the world you create changes the reader's view of your characters
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How the tone of your world can make or break your characters.
Writing Children's Books vs. Adult Books: Why you'd be crazy not to
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Some big differences between the Children’s and Adult book markets.
Taking out the Trash & 4 other tips on POV and Voice
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This collection contains 5 tips on POV, past vs. present tense, and your personal writing voice.
Taking out the Trash: How to dig out your unique writer's voice
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Agents and editors all look for a strong, unique voice--how to find and polish yours.
Tense Persons: Point of view, part one
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The pros and cons of using 1st or 3rd person, and past or present tense
Single Spy to Teeming Horde: Point of view, part two
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How many POV characters should you have?
A POV Footnote: How many beginner mistakes can be avoided by writing in close 3rd person
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Why writing in close third (or first) person lets you avoid many common beginner mistakes.
Writing the Other: Writing from the viewpoint of the opposite gender
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How to create a believable character of a gender (or background) you don't share.
A Point of E-tiquette & 4 other tips on Professionalism
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5 tips on presenting your writing professionally in the digital age.