Category Archives: writing

For SciFi Writers: Gestures

Right now I’m in grad school.  Even though my major is not English, Literature, or Creative Writing, I still relate most things I learn to writing.  In one of my classes, Human-Computer Interaction, we are going through a phase of … Continue reading

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Headlines

Right now, I love the headlines in the news.  Not because I like the news, there is a lot of bad news out there, but the headlines are great, especially when paired with each other.  I can just see the … Continue reading

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A Perfect News Article for Writers

Sometimes news articles provide the perfect platform for generating story ideas. This week there was once such article. Continue reading

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Calling for help: forms of communication

I am trying to compile a list of forms of communication throughout history. The reason for this is to have a single stop resource for authors. Continue reading

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Characters and Plot

Give your reader the chance to experience the ebb and flow of your story with time to enjoy the crests, curls, and splashes of your characters’ experience against the driving power of the plot.
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Changing the Character

The trick to writing a believable character over the course of a novel is to establish the character early and show the events triggering each change. Continue reading

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Repeated Writing Errors

These are common problems in my writing, my group’s writing, and possibly the writing community as a whole. They are my group’s current hot, push-button errors. Continue reading

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Writing on a schedule

I write because I love it, I edit because I want other people to read it, and scrounge for time wherever I can. This is the life of one working writer who aspires to be a published author.
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Master of Homonyms

I continue to struggle with homonyms – words that sound the same but mean different things. Continue reading

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Reading

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