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SIX OF THE BEST… rules for naming your characters

With NaNoWriMo coming up, I wanted to do a column about character naming. Because nobody needs to read a book with someone named Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things I found while packing for my upcoming move

Y’know those boxes you always think you’ll get around to unpacking, but never do? It’s amazing the things you find in them.

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SIX OF THE BEST… abandoned column ideas

Every writer puts their half-written things on a shelf, ostensibly to be worked on later but really just abandoned. Here are some of mine.

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SIX OF THE BEST… lessons learned from Super Mario Run

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

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SIX OF THE BEST… things about writing by hand

I wrote 20,000 words of fiction in the last two weeks. My secret? I’m doing it by hand.

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SIX OF THE BEST… columns I wrote in 2016

Let me tell you about the columns I wrote in 2016. They were great columns. The columns had great topics, and they were really great. They’re going to do great things in the future.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things newer writers should avoid doing

This really should be a “worst”, not “best”, but I can only work with what I have. Anyway, don’t do this.

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