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by CageSage
Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Internal Narrative
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Internal Narrative

https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors ... narrative/

It's a good start ... light on, but may lead a writer to further investigate
by CageSage
Sun, 30 Jun 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Getting the angle right
Replies: 0
Views: 1595

Getting the angle right

Camera shots: https://www.method-writing.com/writing-techniques-fiction-camera-shots-wide/ https://www.method-writing.com/camera-shots-in-fiction-writing-2-full-shot/ Learning how a camera moves smoothly from point to point will assist the novelist to lay out the story so the reader finds it easier ...
by CageSage
Sun, 30 Jun 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Gimme a Sign
Replies: 0
Views: 1581

Gimme a Sign

by CageSage
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Specificity
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Specificity

https://careerauthors.com/how-to-make-every-word-count/

This one matters to me in so many ways - why say the generic, when you can show a bit of that character's personality through the words (or objects) they choose.
by CageSage
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: How to kill a word
Replies: 3
Views: 452

Re: How to kill a word

This is one of the hardest things to learn to do well, but learn it we must.

becomes:

We must learn this.

Yes, learn how to excise words to make sharp pictures.
by CageSage
Sat, 01 Jun 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Some credible writing tips
Replies: 3
Views: 463

Some credible writing tips

https://prowritingaid.com/art/946/tips-on-writing-from-author-steven-pinker.aspx It may sound simple to 'use the right word' but it's not. I'll give an example: The room was tiny, one porthole window smudged to blackness by ash and dirt. Ben couldn't breathe when he stepped through the door. His hea...

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