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Write Your Book! Fail Often, Fail Fast, Fail Forward #ThrowbackThursday

Write your book. Write your book. Come on, do it. Stop saying, “one day I’ll write a book”. In fact, stop saying, “one day”.  Stop being afraid. Are you afraid of failure? What’s the worst that could happen? You fail. You’ve never done that before? What’s the best that can happen? You succeed. Maybe you’ll…

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Using Subplots #ThrowbackThursday

Throwback Thursday It’s #ThrowbackThursday, and we’re traveling in the wayback machine to just about this time last year to discuss how using subplots can deepen your story. Using subplots to deepen your story NOT ALL STORIES REQUIRE the addition of one or more subplots. Adding more to a rich, layered, and textured main plot could…

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“O” is for Outline #ThrowbackThursday

“O” is for outline in today’s #ThrowbackThursday “O” is for outline is lifted from 2017’s AtoZChallenge. I’m borrowing content for today’s subject of how to outline a book from The Plot Thickens:21 Ways to Plot Your Novel, a book I and a writing partner published about plotting. IT’S TIME TO PUT SOME of these lessons…

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