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Linear writing

It’s Throwback Thursday It’s Throwback Thursday, and I’m reprinting a post on linear writing that originally appeared five years ago. The concept of every story being different is still true. Sometimes, extensive plotting is required. Sometimes, you put your head down and jump in. I’d like to say it gets easier, but I’d be lying….

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What’s your story?

Fill in the blanks. The thing I want most is_________because__________, but I can’t because__________ . That, my friends, is the goal, motivation and conflict you need for your major characters before you can start writing. p.s. I’d also like to hear your stories and what you’re doing to meet your goal. All the best, Cheryl…

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