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"Would You Rather..." mastering the writing technique

Sometimes, characters can be troublesome. They can be stubborn, mischievous, belligerent, or just downright rude! This is usually because you don’t truly understand the character. I’ve found that the best way to fix this is to talk the matter out with them, during a fun game of Would You Rather. 169 more words

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No More Paperwork? An Early Review of 17Hats.com

If there is something in the world I hate more than anything else, it’s bananas.  But to blog about that on here would just be insane (I’m more than happy to discuss it with you, though, if you find that kind of thing interesting).  1,841 more words

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The Importance Of Connections - 3 Reasons Introverts Need To Remember To Come Out Of Their Shells

The other day one of my two office mates was saying how she is not like me in that I can pretty much talk to anyone in a room.   785 more words

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April Writing Challenge - 100 Words Each Day

Want to be a better writer?  Write!  That’s what everyone says and, yeah, it’s true.  Other things help, like reading great books about writing, but writing itself – the act of putting words on paper – is the key to getting better.   743 more words

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Writer's Block: mastering the writing technique

Oh, no! Everything was going so well—you were writing your heart out—and now, all of a sudden, you’re stuck. You wrote yourself into a corner. You ran out of steam. 796 more words

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Awesome Websites For Writers

I’ve been checking out various writing websites since 1999 when I was writing while teaching.  At the time I was looking for places where I could practice, get feedback, and connect with other writers.  628 more words

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Personification: mastering the writing technique

What would it be like if Summer, the new girl at school, suddenly breezed into your classroom one chilly winter evening? Or if Laughter came knocking on your door, selling joke books? 150 more words

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