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How to make your writing stand out – Part 2 – by @AJHumpage

Part 1 looked at some of the ways writers can make their work stand out, especially if they want to be noticed by agents and publishers. These are things like description, voice and style, story and sentence structure, using the … Continue reading

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Let go of your desire to impress others: Is Your Procrastination a Symptom of Perfectionism?by @CSLakin at Live Write Thrive

Procrastination is often a symptom of perfectionism. Perfectionists, believing they can never complete a task perfectly, put it off as long as possible. If a writer doesn’t attempt to finish her project, she can’t fail. She won’t be ridiculed or … Continue reading

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The use of dramatic irony — by @AJHumpage at All Write – Fiction Advice

It’s a common question writers ask. What is dramatic irony and what does it mean? Is it useful for authors?Many writers mistake dramatic irony with creating some sort of drama with an ironic twist, but it’s nothing really much to … Continue reading

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#author Too close to the story and the temporary catharsis of #writing.

It’s all very well walking in a mile in your characters’ shoes but I feel as though I’ve twice walked round the world in them. I’m editing the last two pages of the MS for my second book and it’s … Continue reading

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