Category Archives: Writing tips

Write Like You Diet #ThrowbackThursday

Write Like You Diet The wayback machine has traveled to 2009 to borrow a post the advises you write like you diet. Here’s this week’s #ThrowbackThursday post. Writing Advice from a Dieter’s Point of View Recently, while surfing the internet, I found some tips for maintaining a healthier lifestyle that could easily be applied to…

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Creating a Villain #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

Character Development – Creating a Villain Today’s post looks deep into the skill of creating a villain. Your story contains many elements that are critical: a main character, a plot, settings, etc. One of the most important is the villain or the antagonist. He adds depth and flavor to your story, more so than any…

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Three Act Structure #ThrowbackThursday

Today’s #ThrowbackThursday revisits the Three Act Structure (Today’s post on the Three Act Structure is an excerpt from The Plot Thickens:21 Ways to Plot Your Novel.) THE THREE ACT STRUCTURE is one of the most popular ways to plot a novel or screenplay. It’s the backbone of countless novels, TV shows and movies. It keeps…

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