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Stop Plotting Paralysis, Use a Central Premise

Stop Plotting Paralysis, Use A Central Premise SEVERAL PLOTTING METHODS are based on a structure that takes one concept and builds on it, expanding and splitting until a workable outline is achieved. By breaking the plot into small steps, the overwhelming process of plotting an entire novel is avoided. These methods are based on a…

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Kill the Creativity Killers #ThrowbackThursday

It’s #ThrowbackThursday, and we’re looking back to a post from 2009. How do you spark your creative process when you’re stumped? The creativity killers have invaded The creativity killers have invaded, and I’m stumped on how to spark my creativity. I’m at an odd place in my writing – too close to the end of…

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Kickstart Your Muse #TT

#Throwback Thursday This post originally appeared October 25, 2009. None of the advice to kickstart your muse has lost its relevance. . . I’m back from a weekend writing retreat and feeling recharged. It’s one thing to say “If I just had a chunk of time. . .” and actually sitting down and writing. I…

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