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Steps to Make Your Minor Characters Exciting

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by John Briggs I’ve known plenty of authors who spend hours creating character sheets for their main characters, worry about what their shoe size is, favorite color, and the name of their…

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Writing the Building Blocks of a Page-Turner

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Allison Maruska Books are made of chapters, and chapters are made of scenes. Those segments of the story are what hold the whole thing together. Write them well, and you have…

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The Problem and Solution to Writing Book 2 of a Trilogy

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Teagan Berry I don’t know why, but for some reason when writing a trilogy I find the second book the hardest. Book One is simple. Introduce the characters, establish their working relationships…

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Another Albertan Road Trip…Jasper

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
Our road trip this weekend actually started early on Thursday morning, 7 am to be precise. We stopped to grab breakfast and made our way to Jasper in the…

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How to Handle Book Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Kate M. Colby Book reviews are the lifeblood of books. A healthy rating encourages potential readers to buy, makes an author eligible for merchandising from retail sites, and improves a book’s…

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How Rough a Rough Draft Really Is

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Lindsey Richardson A rough draft in a way is like a picture. It’s never perfect the first time you do it, and it’s not meant to be. Rough drafts are the…

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A Professional Author: What’s Involved

How I define what’s involved in professional writing Being a professional author is much more than writing books, especially in this day and age. Whether authors choose traditional, hybrid, or self-publishing, most are involved in promotion, maintain a website, and … Continue reading

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How I Use Writing Books

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by S.E. Jones As mentioned previously, I do quite badly with planning anything. If I know how a story ends, it’s not something I can bring myself to write. I’m bored –…

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