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Tag: Kristen Lamb

National Novel Writing Month–Sowing the Seeds of Success

Farmers work first and play later. They plan. They prepare for the worst and hope for the best, all the while staying fixed on the ultimate goal…harvest. Farmers understand that it is no one great action, but a collection of small everyday habits that leads to success. Writers have to do the same.

A Good Gritique Group Will Tell You, "You Have an Ugly Baby" by Terrell Mims

Writers who join critique groups should not go to be coddled. They have friends and family for that.

Method to the Madness–How Acting Can Make You a Better Writer

Actors were the keepers of legends long before the authors. Actors kept stories alive on the stage and passed them on to audiences who would not be literate for centuries. We can learn a lot from their insight into the human condition.

Balance the Party—Warrior Writer Guide to Creating Legendary Characters

I often ask the WWBC participants to explore their character’s alignment which is basically a way to categorize a character’s moral and ethical perspectives in relation to the greater societal framework.

Welcome to the Hell–Surviving Fiction

Never underestimate the power of collective minds. In WWBC we now can have qualitative critique that focuses on CONTENT.