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Writing Action Scenes, Part III

So yeah, I made this and forgot to post it here. Alas, I am human. 😉 This video goes over how trained folks move versus untrained. Take a look if you want to make your characters believable with regards to … Continue reading

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InstaLove Exists

currently playing on my laptop: You Should Know Where I’m Coming From by Banks You know the term Insta-Love or maybe instalove. It’s when two characters see one another and either immediately or pretty shortly thereafter fall completely in loooovvveee. … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Action Scenes, Part I

I made another Saturday writing tips video for you! This one goes over three things to watch out for when writing action scenes. Let me know if you like it or have anything to add. I’m totally open to any … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Plotting Your Story

now playing on my laptop: Let It Go by James Bay Hey all! It’s time for another Saturday writing tips video! This one gives you some practical advice on how to get started plotting. I hope you enjoy it!

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Flesh Out Your Fantasy World with Idioms

currently playing on my laptop: Atlantique Sud by M83 Every country has their own set of idioms—plucky ways to explain common situations. If you create a new world, the inhabitants should have their own way of communicating through metaphoric language. … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding in a Postcard

currently playing on my laptop: Way Down We Go by Kaleo My parents uncovered a postcard collection gathered from both sides of the family, with many pieces from the early 1900s. That’s a lot of years ago, people! The old pictures, … Continue reading

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Writing a Main Character Who Is Just SO BAD

currently playing on my iPod: I See the Light by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi  I don’t have buckets of time today. Very soon, I’m once again off to lands far beyond the sea and am wondering where I can … Continue reading

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