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Writing Personal Themes

THEME. THEME. THEME. What is a theme, really? And could it be even more important than a plot? It sounds a bit high-concept at times, but when you strip it down to brass tacks, the notion of putting Theme into your writing is just like buying all the Tiki torches, grass skirts, and fruity cocktails… Continue reading Writing Personal Themes

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5 Benefits of Reading Outside of Your Preferred Genre

Hey, did anyone else notice I missed Thursday’s post…? It is now Sunday evening, 11pm (the “Golden Hour” for a lot of Creatives out there,) and I've only just realized I’d completely forgotten about it. Totally blew it off. Never even bothered to jot down a scribble. Dang! I'll tell you something. I am a… Continue reading 5 Benefits of Reading Outside of Your Preferred Genre

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Writing Resources Pt. 2: The Mechanics

Hi there, everybody. Today is another list post! Last week I shared with you my favorite resources for honing your skills in the craft of storytelling; today you will see some of those same books here, but I have gathered up some additional resources I used to teach myself the mechanics of writing and editing.… Continue reading Writing Resources Pt. 2: The Mechanics

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My Favorite Resources Pt. 1: Story Craft

Hi, all. I have curated a list of my favorite writing resources below. The links to these items are affiliated with Amazon (click to learn more.) For every purchase made through these links (and any purchase made within 24 hours after you click one, until you use someone else's affiliate link,) I get a small… Continue reading My Favorite Resources Pt. 1: Story Craft