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Tag: Writing

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.

The Power of Fear

Fear most definitely is the mind-killer. There has probably been no better moniker assigned to this emotion. Fear has the power to cripple, maim, paralyze, and kill your writing and your career.

Growing Pains–Meet "Critique Jerk"

So you may think the jerk in your writing group serves no purpose, but he does. He is there to rub and rub and rub and rub on you….until you build a callous. Publishing is brutal, and the thicker our skin, the better the chances we survive and thrive.