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  • It varies. When I write short stories, I hear a character's voice first and that tends to drive everything else--age, description, etc. But I'm working on a novel righ...
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    November is still a long way off, but that is a good thing if you have never taken up the practice of freewriting to random prompts (if you don't know what freewriting...
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  • I bought "The Help" last year and have yet to read it, but I intend to. I know nothing of the lawsuits or the critics pro and con. The story itself intrigues me. My gr...

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    Deconstructing Dark Romance, (Exploring the darker side of human nature in fiction) What is dark romance? That was a question I was asked recently. For me as a...

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  • Ah, the intorverted writer finds herslef in a crowd, I know the scenario well.  The ve...ple I don't know I still have the tendency to be a wallflower. I'm in observer mode afterall. But, I now teach wr...
  • Facts can confound our imaginations. Conversley, some "stoic deductions" invite controversial conclusions. As a conseqsuence, much is written by those who commit disto...
  • Hi Pia -- I don't know what to tell you when it comes to what to include and whatnot, but I think changing the names of people and some identifying characteristics mig...