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What Does Story Need to Provide? Part Two, Solid Plot Twists

What Does Story Need to Provide? Part Two, Solid Plot Twists

Following up with my post from last week about believable characters, today I’m going to discuss character development after recently watching a movie that highlighted some what-not-to-dos when it comes to story writing. Again, if you haven’t seen The Last […]

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What Does Story Need to Provide? Part One, Believable Character Development

What Does Story Need to Provide? Part One, Believable Character Development

My apologies for the radio silence the past few weeks! I didn’t realize I needed a hiatus until it simply happened, but I’m back and good to go! Today, as my title states, I’m going to discuss character development after recently […]

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Are You Also Ready for Some Lazy Summer Days?

Are You Also Ready for Some Lazy Summer Days?

I am officially in countdown mode when it comes to the course. Today makes it 11 days, one textbook chapter, a minimum of two discussion posts, and one massive final assignment until I’m free and get an actual day off […]

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Common Themes Across All Writing: Audience and Persuasion

Common Themes Across All Writing: Audience and Persuasion

The more I grow as a writer, the more commonalities I see between each and every form of writing I come across. Not that I always believed that. At quite a young age I decided I was going to become a […]

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Expectations: You Won’t Always Know What People Want

Expectations: You Won’t Always Know What People Want

If my writing courses have taught me anything over the past year it’s that I truly struggle with vague instructions. I have high expectations of myself and my work; when I am assigned a task I want clear-cut, specific instructions on […]

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Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

As a writer, I love story details. I enjoy figuring out the minute details of my world and the little things that make my characters tick. Even when it comes to research I go overboard because I want to know everything […]

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