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Writers Pep Talk

Writers Pep Talk

Have you ever been in a writing slump? And by that, I'm not referring to writers' block where you're stuck on a plot or specific part of a story. (that's another blog post 🙂 But in a deeper, gooey slump where you can't or won't write anything at all. A space where...

Story Ideas

Story Ideas

Question of the day: How do you come up with story ideas? My ideas are mainly sparked by random things. A word, an image, a conversation…it could be anything, it’s that random. Just recently, I visited Holkham Hall a gorgeous estate in Norfolk and I returned home with...

On writing a Novel

On writing a Novel

A friend recently asked me how I can possibly write a full-length novel and finish it? The shortest answer I gave was one word at a time. One word quickly turns into a sentence, a paragraph, a scene, a chapter…and a book. But I also mentioned that for me, before I...

Story Ideas

How to build tension

So, when I was in high school, someone came up with an idea about starting a monthly newsletter/magazine of some sort. I wasn't much of a writer then, but I remember volunteering to have a column (because it sounded cool), where students could anonymously ask...

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