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What Would My Character Naturally Do?

Recently, I posted a blog on the Write Conversation about three questions to ask when we seem to be having plot problems: Plot Problems Solved in 3 Questions. One of the commenters asked if I had a similar checklist for each of the three main questions. Jay, I’m so glad …

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One of the Best Writing Books

I’ve just finished reading one of the best books on the writing craft I’ve ever read. Story Trumps Structure is an insightful, quick-moving discussion of writing from the perspective of an organic writer, Steven James This is a great book for people who don’t like to outline, who may find …

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