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Rewriting vs. Editing the #NaNoWriMo Novel #writetip

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Blog, Lessons Learned, NaNoWriMo, Our Writing Tips | 0 comments

It’s time to tackle revising your NaNo novel (but these techniques work for any novel, really). For most of you, that means...

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#NaNoWriMo Story Planning in 11 Steps #writetip @smoothdraft

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in Blog, Feature Article, Lessons Learned, NaNoWriMo, Our Writing Tips | 1 comment

As I mentioned in my last post, Why You Should Plan Your NaNo in Advance,  I believe planning the key elements is a fool-proof way to...

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Rewriting vs. Editing

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Blog, Lessons Learned, Our Writing Tips | 4 comments

  I recently took a class on rewriting that gave me deeper insights into some of the things I’m already doing, and suggestions to...

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Building Characters: Why Weaknesses Matter More Than Strengths

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Blog, Our Writing Tips | 1 comment

In a previous post I discussed the concept of starting out with a character with issues and how the plot action affects the character,...

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Character vs. Plot, Part 2: Building Character

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Blog, Our Writing Tips | 1 comment

Last time I wrote about how plot and character are interwoven, so when they interact you get a stronger story than with just good...

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