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    • That's not an elementary question at all. Getting started isn't hard for me because wh...k in the voice of a child for a few pages. Something about shifting OUT of the mode I'm working in gets me intere...
    • Started by Emily Lackey
      Last reply by Andi Buchanan
      This is what I don't understand. How does one become a writer? And when do you bec...leave in due time. If that doesn't work, try the toilet, or in French, ca'mode. Toilet or Ca'mode means to refresh the body, wh...
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    • I definitely know what you mean when you say the world crea...a sticking point, that's when I'll go into research mode. I've found it useful to use...the India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir as a rough model, and have each country claim...

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    • Aimee Liu posted a status
      “Fiction is the art form of human yearning.” – Robert Olen Butler “We are living...Chief?) – does little to quell its effect on my psyche. I’m in fight-or-flight mode all the time, feeling angry a...
    • Linda Weaver Clarke posted a status
      Research is Fun and Educational When Writing Historical Fiction: Writing Historical Fiction is such fun. If you do good research, it helps you to understand how the pe...
    • Mary L. Holden posted a status
      When authors wonder who will read their book, a good place to start the "wandering" is in front of their own bookshelf! When I gave some thought to this, I wrote an ar...

    Comments

    • What a great post, Dani. I appreciate your perspective—always—on social media and onli...on NPR last night about boredom, and how it brings the brain back to "default mode," a critical state of mind fo...
    • Cindy, I am so happy I read your post ~ the day has begun again! You are not alone. So...ay we get to understand what's going on inside without going straight to panic mode < that was/and still is, i...
    • Wonderful essay!  I don't mind those 'on-the-spot' conversations.  Mama raised me to b...ay be completely different once I actually sell a book.  I could go into panic mode. But then... that's what the...