Posts Tagged ‘reblog

18
Nov
19

WorldBuilding: Naming Techniques and Philosophies — A Writer’s Path

A bit of handy advice for those of us dreaming up names for fantastic people and places. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

by Whitney Carter Last week at my Saturday writer’s group, we had a discussion about character names. One of our people is taking her first crack at fantasy, and one of the questions I had for her was whether or not she intended to change the plain Jane names she was using in […]

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14
Nov
19

NaNoWriMo, Week 2 — Ham ‘N Eggs

The diary of someone else’s NaNaWriMo journey; stop by and show some support, eh? (Comments are disabled here; please visit the original post.)

Friday started out pretty rough. I only got 800 words, and since I have been pounding out over 1000 a day typically, I was feeling discouraged. I sensed a wall coming, one I wouldn’t be able to break through, and then came Saturday and my kiddos. I was concerned not much writing would get done […]

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10
Nov
19

Worth Trying: Motivation Tips — Amanda Cade

Some helpful advice to get yourself moving and keep at it. (Comments disabled here; please visit the original post.)

So some things blew up at work this week, and as a result there are several people, myself included, who are going to be doing a whole lot of extra work in a very short time period. This is not a case of me stepping up to fix someone else’s mistake (as I cautioned against […]

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10
Nov
19

How to Find Your Way Back to Writing #WritingCommunity — BlondeWriteMore

Some things anyone lost in the forest of writer’s block might need to hear. (Comments disabled below; please visit the original post.)

Ever since I published Instructions for Falling in Love Again I have struggled to find my way back to writing. Soon after my debut novel launched I threw myself into my second book; working title Heartbreak Cafe. This is a story which has been through six drafts and the Romantic Novelists New Writers Scheme. I had […]

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07
Nov
19

4 Easy Ways to Tell if the Ghosts in Your House are Chill or Not — Eritas Daily

Just in case. You never know. (Comments disabled here; please visit the original post.)

Remember that time you were walking down your stairs late at night and you glanced up at your phone to see something staring back at your from the ceiling? Or that time you were looking in the mirror and saw an old friend from high school standing right beside you? Not jogging your memory? Well what about the time where you were taking a shower and all the lights went off, and even though you could barely see through the fog without your glasses, you saw a thousand spiders pour out of the wall? Funny enough, those were all ghosts that live in your home. Here are 4 ways to see if they are chill or not.

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05
Nov
19

Differentiating between scary and gory — ontheedgeofeverything

Some interesting thoughts on the nature of horror stories. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

I’m a self-proclaimed horror movie buff. You likely already knew this based on how often I review scary flicks and discuss the supernatural realm in general, but in case you forgot I thought I would subtly remind you yet again. Since we’re conveniently on the topic now, I’d like to draw your attention to the […]

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02
Nov
19

Finding the Right Beginning For Your Novel — A Writer’s Path

A few helpful anecdotes and ideas regarding the delicate art of beginning. (Comments disabled here; please visit the original post.)

by smwright Some beginnings come easy; others, well, they bite, claw, and resist like no tomorrow, leaving behind frazzled writers. Take for instance my novel Heritage Lost: It’s beginning stuck from the very beginning, back when I conceptualized the novel in college. Its sequel, which I’m beginning, is already on its fourth (I think) […]

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