Category Archives: The Process of Writing

Double Duty (Writing Quick Tip)

Is there a topic you write a lot about? Do you have multiple articles, posts or books in that topic area? Do you see more to come? Then give some thought  to how you can let one piece of work … Continue reading

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Motivation To Write- Value Your Writing

One of the big  reasons we lose the motivation to write is that we don’t put enough value on the act of writing and our own creation. We think this is just a hobby (“that thing I do”…) it’s not as important as … Continue reading

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“Impossible Project” Status Report

Posted an article earlier this week (Behind the Scenes) about a writing project I’m attempting to complete in less than 7 weeks. Figure I’m gonna do some updates along the way to help keep me focused and on task This … Continue reading

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Character Tourist (Games Writers Play)

Got a character who seems stiff and two dimensional? Got a character you don’t understand? Well, try getting to know your character better by taking him on a road trip. What would he or she do if he was visiting … Continue reading

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Motivation To Write- Why Do We Lose It?

Do you write? then you probably know the excitement of a new work starting out. The ideas gradually coming into view. The potential of the blank page in front of you. The excitement when your ideas start rolling onto the … Continue reading

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Talk It Out (Writing Quick Tip)

Trying to write something, but it doesn’t seem quite right? Can’t put your finger on why? Try different things but none of them seem to work? Then try talking your topic out. Find someplace that you can be private and … Continue reading

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Journal, per Kidd (Inspiration)

“I sometimes start keeping a journal about the writing process itself. Particularly when I get the ideas, and I am trying to brood over the chaos phase. In writing a novel, you really have to brood over a lot of … Continue reading

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Help Wanted (Games Writers Play)

Want to get to know your character better? Want to develop them more fully? Then try writing a want ad for someone to fill the position of your main character. Think about the story you’re trying to tell. Think about … Continue reading

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Motivation To Write

I belong to an excellent online writing group where writers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience get together to hang out, share info about writing, ask for feedback on our projects and in general, support each other as … Continue reading

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The Classifieds (Games Writers Play)

Every story has a goal. That’s what makes it a story. If you write a story where nothing happens and the characters don’t do anything, there’s not really a story there Many stories have MacGuffins/McGuffins. Per our friends at the … Continue reading

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