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Monday, June 17, 2013

Workshop Muse: Keeping a Writers' Notebook

ALI HALE - If you’ve ever had aspirations towards fiction-writing, you’ve doubtlessly heard the advice to keep a notebook on you at all times, to jot down those elusive flashes of brilliance that come at the most inopportune moments. It’s definitely a good idea to have pen and paper to hand as much as possible – however, the discipline of keeping a writers’ notebook means more than just scribbling a few words when inspiration strikes.

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Hints and Tips: Tips for Writers

WIRED FOR STORY - Whether you’re pounding out that first draft, polishing the sixteenth, or trying to harness the power of story to your real life — like, say, spinning a tale about why you were late to work yet again — a few tips about story always come in handy.

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Workshop Muse: Writer’s Block - Overcome It By Following The Map

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WRITE TO DONE - You know there are specific ways you can think about character and plot development that might get the words flowing, but even as you try to remember them, it seems too late. The blockage has taken over everything.

Wouldn’t it be ideal if you had a map you could follow? A map to help you overcome writer’s block; one that tells you what to do when you get stuck?

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