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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.
The Pesky Typo Hunt: Why you should take the trouble to track them down and eliminate them before they can breed
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The best technique I know for finding the errors in your own manuscript. It takes some effort, but it works.
A Point of E-tiquette: Does your T-shirt have holes in it?
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This tip explains why it's so important to take a moment to run your spellchecker!
Badge & Handcuffs: Writing with authority
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What people mean when they talk about writing with "authority," and why you must do so.
Pitching to the Pros: What you can (and can't) expect if you ask someone to evaluate your writing, and what kind of sample you should offer them
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What you can expect, and what you should do, if you can ever convince a pro to evaluate your writing.
The Editor is Never Wrong, Mostly: Well, hardly ever
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How to respond when you disagree with your editor.
How Big a Hammer? & 4 other writing tips on Emotion and Theme
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This collection contains 5 tips on building emotion and meaning into your fiction--and why it matters.