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by CageSage
Wed, 29 May 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: A close look at a long process
Replies: 0
Views: 109

A close look at a long process Of particular interest to me: it wasn’t until I realized that an idea for a book was not the same as a plot that writing the book seemed possible. and If a manuscript looks like it’s going to need a lot of tech...
by CageSage
Tue, 28 May 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Dialogue & thoughts
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Dialogue & thoughts

:lol: There are times when we've all done something wiffy with dialogue, or narrative, or pov, or description, or ...

to be perfect is to stop learning, to stop learning is to stop living. Live - and write - like it's the only chance you've got.
by CageSage
Sun, 12 May 2019 10:09 am
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: 8 ways to write a 5-star chapter 1
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: 8 ways to write a 5-star chapter 1

I really like this: Make trouble. I side with the writing gurus who advise you to put in a lot of conflict early. Pick your trouble and make it big. If it can’t be big at first, make it ominous. Focus on action. Years ago I got a rejection that said, “Your characters are terrific and I love the sett...
by CageSage
Sun, 05 May 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: sticky sentences all gummed up
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: sticky sentences all gummed up


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