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Back In My Time: A Writer's Guide to the 19th Century: September 2012

Back In My Time: A Writer's Guide to the Century: September 2012

These writing quotes come from the website of 7-time author and writing teacher, Laura Davis. Visit her site to learn more about her writing classes and retreats or to join her free online Writer's Journey Roadmap community. www.lauradavis.net

These writing quotes come from the website of author and writing teacher, Laura Davis.

Do you know, without looking, how much time your story covers? Here are three easy ways to keep track of time in your novel.

Three Easy Ways You've Never Thought of to Keep Track of Time in Your Novel - Helping Writers Become Authors (Note: more time = less suspense, less time to complete a task = more suspense)

Ask your characters this!

character development questions: answer all these questions and you should have a fully developed character for your audience to connect with. a strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.

Time passing, flashbacks and more. From the 30 Days to Think Like a Writer series. http://www.darcypattison.com/novels/think-like-a-writer-toc/

3 Ways to Handle Time in a Novel

Time passing, flashbacks and more - This article covers it all! Very handy for writer's with tricky timelines.

I get asked writing questions all the time. Here is one I get asked often by those who want to start their first novel. I am about to start my first book and was wondering if you had any advice to share on what software to use or best system for starting a new book? … … Continue reading →

I get asked writing questions all the time. This answer is short and to the point, but what I especially like are the general specs for sending your work to a publisher.

In Honor of Harry Potter's Birthday, May We Present "Snapes on a Plane" and Other HP Funnies.: Obsessed: Entertainment: glamour.com

In Honor of Harry Potter's Birthday, May We Present "Snapes on a Plane" and Other HP Funnies.

In Honor of Harry Potter's Birthday, May We Present "Snapes on a Plane" and Other HP Funnies.: Obsessed: Entertainment: glamour.com

Write your life

Keep a notebook because you won't remember. Keep a notebook because you'll be looking for things to write in it. Oh, well look at that. I'm writing this quote in, A NOTEBOOK

"Real suspense comes from moral dilemma, and the courage to make and act upon choices. False suspense comes from the accidental and meaningless occurrence of one damn thing after another." - John Gardner - Writers Write Creative Blog

This John Gardner quote on moving your plot is really worth thinking about. We want to portray stories with authenticity.

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