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Here is our NaNoWriMo package for FREE to help with the fantastic craft of writing…

Writers get your pen, pencil, and fingers ready for a month of writing. NaNoWriMo is coming soon… November 1st! I talk the craft of writing with the Masters themselves… the Writers! Over 50+ Videos and and many talented writers have … Continue reading

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A Champagne Business Plan on a Beer Wallet by guest Joe Giacalone

The Fantastic business plan that Joseph Giacalone has developed and lives by… has five distinct parts. He uses an acronym (cops love them) to keep himself focused… Competition MGMT. Competition *M*ission Statement *G*oals *M*arketing *T*arget Audience Read Joe’s post on … Continue reading

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What was the moment(s) before we meet them?

As you set out to develop a character within a your story, there are a 1001 things you must do to give life to this new being. I feel one of the greatest discoveries is the “moment before”… this is … Continue reading

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What are we fighting for, what’s the conflict

John Rakestraw, The Story Spinner. For the characters in our writing… they must rise to the challenge to reach the end (the grand goal). For our readership, it’s living each emotion, running right along with the characters, facing their fears … Continue reading

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Outlining your book… It could make all the difference!

+Patti Larsen has a way of making you feel at home when she talks. Join me and my merry band of wonderful minds as we tackling the craft of writing a book. it can feel like an overwhelming prospect, where … Continue reading

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How I Build A Story… with John Rakestraw

I put myself in the hot seat and talk with my merry band of wonderful minds about how I build a story. I did live theatre years ago… I was a stage actor in the Seattle area during the 1980’s… … Continue reading

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Tutorial Tuesday – Grammar: Than and Then!

Streamed live on Nov 7, 2012 It’s easy to get than and then mixed up. Yes, they sound similar… not exactly alike, but similar. Than rhymes with pan and then rhymes with pen. See? Two different, separate words. Most of … Continue reading

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