Tag Archives: novel

NaNoWriMo 2017 Kicks Off

Words in the Dark: Post 1 of 2017 It’s that time of year again: dark, snowy November days when the international NaNoWriMo community comes together for another annual writing marathon. First, some definitions from the Wikiwrimo pages (public) What is … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Leslie Hodgins!

Today on Where Are They Now? we welcome back Leslie Hodgins, entrepreneur, mobile registered massage therapist (RMT), certified fitness coach, and soon-to-be published author. Interview with Leslie Hodgins I’ve always loved to write. And recently it’s become an obsession. I … Continue reading

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A Story Is Driven By Characters, Not Plot

A story is driven by characters, not plot. I agree. Many writers and literary experts agree. I’m not so sure it’s always reflected in book popularity, sales, and reviews, though. What do you think? Let me know in the comments. … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Manuscript Editing and Publishing

While I am away from my blog this week, I have selected and scheduled articles from several categories. A different theme or themes will post each day. Today’s roundup themes are manuscript editing and publishing. Below are selected articles. Manuscript … Continue reading

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May and June Update

Today I am in Morninville, Alberta, partaking in the 50-hour Read-A-Thon for Morinville Community Library’s 50th anniversary. Between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. today, here’s what I’ve got lined up: Canadian family travel “Two Provinces, Three Weeks, 101 Experiences,” a … Continue reading

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Writing Past a Problem

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Lev Raphael Working on my most recently published book, I ran into a significant problem.  To move the novel forward, I needed my protagonist to have a confrontation with a minor…

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P is for Pathos and Deep POV | #AtoZChallenge

Pathos Pathos stirs up emotions of pity, sympathy, and sorrow that can be expressed in a work through words, pictures, or body gestures. (Source: Pathos, Literary Devices, literarydevices.net.) Pathos “is an appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing … Continue reading

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N is for Narrated by the Narrator | #AtoZChallenge

Narrator The speaker or voice who is telling the story. Narrator and narrative (a collection of events that are linked together in a particular order to tell a story) lead into point of view and types of fiction. Point of … Continue reading

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Theme Reveal: Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017) | #AtoZChallenge

From April 1-30, I am taking part in the  the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge (2017). Below is my theme and links to each letter post according to the A to Z posting schedule. April 2017 Blogging from … Continue reading

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A is for Antagonist in April | #AtoZChallenge

I have to admit I only found out about the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017) today, having been out of commission for a week and a half with balloon head and cotton brain, brought on by some … Continue reading

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