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SIX OF THE BEST… lessons learned from Super Mario Run

I’ve been playing a lot of Super Mario Run lately. The game has a surprising amount of life lessons in it.

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SIX OF THE BEST… reasons to outline your novel

Chris is very matter-of-fact about it — she has to do what she has to do, and if things do get changed back, he’ll never know. In the meantime, he wants to have as much time with her as he … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… reasons not to write what you know

People write what they want to be true, because that’s what they know: they’re stuck in boring or dysfunctional lives and they want out. From SIX OF THE BEST… reasons not to write what you know.

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SIX OF THE WORST… things about submitting your work

Just writing your NaNo novel isn’t enough; it has to be revised, beta-read, formatted, and submitted, or else you’ll never get it published. Even self-publishing takes a lot of work. So what do you do when your story is done? … Continue reading

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Elmore Leonard’s Ten Rules of Writing

scribnerbooks: annadevries: cmasonwells: Elmore Leonard’s 10 rules of writing, via The Trad Know them. Love them. Amen. I remember reading this right before reading the 5th Frank Herbert Dune novel. The thing I noticed most was number 3 – Herbert … Continue reading

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