Archive Monthly Archives: September 2011

On the Verb Tense Fence

http://websquirrellolz.wordpress.com/ After chatting up one of my critique partners yesterday, I’m curious about reader preferences when it comes to verb tense in fiction. My friend had

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Getting Centered to Write Using Healing Touch

After what felt like an eternity of fighting with my revision, I have finally completed my new Chapter One for THE EXPATRIATES.  *and the crowd goes wild* I’ve added a plot twist, changed

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A Thursday Haiku – on world building

ETA:  lolling at myself that today is Wednesday.  Thanks to my friend for the heads up! This is where I am today… world building head game grasping aching beautiful step through mind

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What’s in your (character’s) wallet?

When developing your characters, what steps do you take? Do you make a list or trust your memory? Do you stick to the list or let it grow as your character takes form? Do you list out their physical

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Fab Word Friday – Troika

In honor of the upcoming Rule of Three Blogfest, I bring you Troika. This word comes to us alllll the way from Russia where it means, in general: three of a kind. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jigsaw-Puzzles-troika-Moscow-Heritage-Images/dp/B003FPAHLE Specifically,

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A Thursday Haiku – I laughed and laughed…

I stumbled across this exquisite blog post today. I’ve seen some of this guy’s antics before, but never this one so I thought I’d share it. And since it is Thursday, I must do so in the

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