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So What’s Your Book About?, or, Creating the Perfect Elevator Pitch by

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THE CHARACTER ARC – AND HOW IT CHANGED AN ENDING – SMALLTOWN MYSTERIES smalltownmysteries.com/6/post/2018/01


4 Reasons You Should Outline Your Settings bit.ly/outlining-sett #amwriting via

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The scene goal is the basic driving force of your story on the scene level. #writetip


“Taken” – The Beat Sheet savethecat.com/beat-sheets/ta #scriptchat #writingtips


Writing Tips: Show, Don’t Tell by

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Praying for you. “Dear Jesus, show Rybi the way to peace and happiness.” If you haven’t said this prayer, try it: gabriellechana.com/sinners_prayer After

said it, his depression about Loree’s rape of him lifted.


The 5 Secrets of Good Storytelling (That Writers Forget All the Time) ow.ly/KKJ930hEBSJ #amwriting


Masterful Narrative Scenes in Novels by

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Infographics for writer #storytelling buff.ly/2DkVSEe


The 2 Secrets to Creating Unforgettable Characters by

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4 (Possible) Reasons Why We Write ow.ly/Cbfn30hW4i5 #amwriting


It’s a heated controversy that has been raging for several years now. Who exactly is Mystery Babylon? Two of the… fb.me/1wKoaN2BB


Keep Unlikable Characters From Alienating Readers ow.ly/NQ1530hW4oq #amwriting


3 Ways to Test Your Story’s Emotional Stakes – Helping Writers Become Authors buff.ly/2mZAjkN #writing #writetip

‘s Podcast is really helpful. Writer friends, check it out. itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hel

@fablesandfae


Do you have a chaotic mind? We know a great #novel isn’t built on a formulaic checklist but it sure can help with the planning process. Check out this must read checklist by

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5 Important Ways to Use Symbolism in Your Story ~ WRITERS HELPING WRITERS® buff.ly/2n9Ztgp

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Fix 4 Common Writing Problems with “The Emotion Thesaurus” buff.ly/2DBUzzL


3 Ways To Choose the Right Protagonist – via

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4 Tips for Writing to the Right Audience ow.ly/rtom30i3e9L #amwriting


The 5 Secrets of Good Storytelling (That Writers Forget All the Time) ow.ly/w8cv30idKbQ #amwriting


Do Your Characters Talk too Much? When to Use Indirect Dialogue by

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Beginnings and Endings for Your Memoir by

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Your’s story central plot/theme question shouldn’t be answered until the Climax. #writetip


Deepen Your Story With Character Misdirection helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/character-misd


“When laying out a story always ask: What does the hero want, and what’s stopping him from getting it.” Blake Snyder #amwriting #writingtips


Are you about to write your first draft? Stop right now & read this first. #amwriting #fiction #firstdraft #create bit.ly/2nU64Np

In using dual plotlines, and telling what essentially amounts to two stories, you must be careful in aligning your plot points. #writetip


Keys to Moving Your Plot Forward by

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Don’t Write Scenes–Write Images ow.ly/VvlV30imuLz #amwriting
I just learned of the existence of the Impact Character and it totally exploded my understanding of my book in the very best way and my mind is blown yet again by the amazing way

makes everything just CLICK! #amwriting #writetip #turtlewriters


How to Spot and Avoid Self-Indulgent Writing helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/spot-avoid-sel


Learn 5 Ways to Take Risks With Your Writing ow.ly/GbsS30iWZfl #amwriting


Is Your Concept Really More Scene Than Story? by

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The Shroud of Turin has its critics who view it as a unbiblical relic that some people worship. We view it quite differently, as does Russ Breault. We don’t worship it at all, but simply want to know if Christ… facebook.com/prophecywatche


Character development is especially important in the first half of the story, since readers need to understand and sympathize with the characters before they’re hit with the major plot revelations at the halfway mark and the climax. #writetip


How Writing Changes the World by

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Writers must know how to craft words that are beautiful because they are true and words that true because they are beautiful. Consider eight principles of writing both plain prose and beautiful prose. helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/plain-prose-be


How To Structure Scenes in Your Story – via

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How to Decide Between Plain Prose and Beautiful Prose ow.ly/GABq30jrvwd #amwriting


4 Questions to Improve Your Stories With Powerful Juxtaposition ow.ly/nyiS30jljGq #amwriting


Discover what authors of all genres can learn from fantasy author Brandon Sanderson about creating and describing a fabulous setting. bit.ly/fab-settings #amwriting


Consistency in Your Writing by

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What type of work does your character do? Get the details right with the Occupation Thesaurus. Here’s Personal Trainer ~ WRITERS HELPING WRITERS® buff.ly/2HlrUFq #writig #amwriting


Cultivating the Heart of a Writer by

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Protagonists should face trials that force them to acknowledge their own inadequacies and then, usually, change their ways in a manner that allows them to overcome both their faults and, as a result, the bad guy. #writetip


A moment of personal revelation and transformation is inherent to almost every story. #writetip


How Do You Divide Your Novel into Chapters? buff.ly/2qo0qDG via

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What does it mean to ‘move the plot’? #writing helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/mean-move-plot/ via


How To Banish Writer’s Block buff.ly/2Jag8Kp #writingtips thx


Want a Powerful Theme for Your Novel? Play Devil’s Advocate!

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2 Rules of Creating a Fabulous Setting ow.ly/95D630jzYbg #amwriting


4 Questions to Improve Your Stories With Powerful Juxtaposition ow.ly/nyiS30jljGq #amwriting


has a TON of stuff about character arcs on her website. Here’s the first part of her section on flat character arcs

https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/flat-character-arc-1/


Most Common Writing Mistakes: POV Problems ow.ly/6H7g30jQUit #amwriting


Agree or disagree? —> “The hero knows … If you see a lot of question marks in your hero’s dialogue, there’s a problem.” -Blake Snyder


The External Story Versus The Internal Story by

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Subtext in Dialogue: 5 Places Where Your Characters Should Stop Talking ow.ly/phtm30jWaJz #amwriting


5 Lies Writers Believe That Are Holding Them Back ow.ly/5T9D30jY18z #amwriting


Most Common Writing Mistakes: POV Problems ow.ly/n7WR30k2g9P #amwriting


How to Hook Readers and Reel Them into Your Scenes by

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Why Are You Writing This Story? ow.ly/aMWW30kaFFb #amwriting


4 Ways to Make Sure You Choose the Right Story Setting for Each Scene – Helping Writers Become Authors buff.ly/29jOkWi #writing #amwriting


What’s the Most Important Moment in Your #CharacterArc? From

| #AuthorTips


How the Truth Your Character Believes Defines Your Theme ow.ly/MR5Q30kdnGf #amwriting


Your protagonist’s ultimate relationship to the thematic Truth—and the specific Lie that keeps interfering—will define the entire nature of your story. Here are four important thematic principles, all of which are on display in Marvel’s Black Panther. helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/truth-your-cha


Backstory must matter. If it doesn’t matter in a way that moves the plot forward, it doesn’t deserve to be told. #writetip


Why Authors Must Be Honest ow.ly/J6XA30khwZl #amwriting


How to Keep Your Story Moving With a Cohesive Narrative wp.me/p3QOd2-5C #amwriting


Use foreshadowing throughout your book to heighten the tension and give readers an idea of the insurmountable odds piling up against the protagonists. #writetip


Have you ever wondered, ‘What is Yeshua/Jesus doing today?’ Download and share with friends this months freebie on ‘The Present Work of the Messiah’ arielm.org/dcs/pdf/mbs078 #JesusChrist #Yeshua


https://gabriellechana.blog/2018/06/03/satan-rejected-antichrist-zack-knight-for-having-the-courage-to-love/


IMO the same is true for creating fictional characters. The writer needs to ensure they are multidimensional. It makes the more complex and interesting… #amwriting #author #Creative #Character via

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Little black squiggles on the page have the power to reach another human being’s mind and light it up with imagery just as vivid as anything that person might experience in the real world.

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4 Ways to Write a Better Antagonist ow.ly/aRlI30kjazC #amwriting


Characters “must change in the course of your story.” –

#amwriting #writetip

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Mmmmm. Characters + Theme = Perfection. Check out

‘s article on your character’s truth and how that impacts your theme:

https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/truth-your-character-believes/


4 Ways to Write a Better Antagonist ow.ly/aRlI30kjazC #amwriting


How the Truth Your Character Believes Defines Your Theme ow.ly/M4Xe30knwc3 #amwriting


“The more books I write, the more streamlined my process gets. Outlining plays a huge role in this.”

on the importance of outlining. #voidinterviews #writingtips #WednesdayWisdom #writerwednesday

PLOT + CHARACTER = THEME
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5 Steps to Writing Great Character Chemistry ow.ly/EvzT30kqiEG #amwriting


How to Keep Your Story Moving With a Cohesive Narrative ow.ly/O1yf30kuk9I #amwriting


The Key to Bringing Your POV Characters’ Voices to Life ow.ly/kdDB30kuk43 #amwriting


The only scenes that matter to the reader are those that matter to the story. #writetip


POV characters’ voices will often write themselves, but only if you’ve figured out how to evolve the characters into unique personalities of their own. bit.ly/POV-life #amwriting #writetip


The Key to Bringing Your POV Characters’ Voices to Life ow.ly/kdDB30kuk43 #amwriting


25 Top Tools for Writers to Crush it in 2018 by

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As the foundations of story itself, plot, character, and theme must be present in every scene. Here’s how to ensure these elements always do their job. ow.ly/eMTc30kwW4u #amwriting


How to Intertwine Plot, Character, and Theme in Every Scene ow.ly/syQm30kwW4g #amwriting


The point of view (or POV) in which you tell your story’s narrative is arguably the single most important decision you can make about your book. #writetip


How to Write a Book That’s Based on a True Story by

via

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Pitfall: Sometimes, authors create characters to whom things happen, without also creating elements that allow the characters to act back in forceful and decisive ways. #writetip


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If you find your main characters spending more time reacting than acting, if they stand on the sidelines while others chew into the meat of the action, you may want to reconsider the choices you’ve made about both your plot and your characters. #writetip


Writing Question of the Day: What is something true your antagonist tells your protagonist? #WQOTD

RT


@M_LeatherwoodJr

: Want a Powerful Theme for Your Novel? Play Devil’s Advocate! helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/powerful-theme

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Because readers want to be right in the thick of the action, authors need to choose characters who can take them there. #writetip


7 Tips for Avoiding Publisher’s Remorse by

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Writing as the Art of Thinking Clearly: 6 Steps ow.ly/psFN30kDrQL #amwriting


Try rewriting your passive character to allow him to take a more active role. Or, if that’s simply not an option, consider adding a few more POVs to include the action from the perspective of the characters who are involved in it. #writetip


Discover 6 steps writers can take to specifically optimize their ability of thinking clearly on their way to sharing vivid and coherent dreams with readers. bit.ly/thinking-clear #amwriting #writetip


6 Tips to Help You Finish Your Work in Progress by

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Vladimir Putin will have a meeting with US President Donald Trump on July 16 in Helsinki

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Put a dog on it: How to craft a bestseller by @BirderMurder ow.ly/i1w530kJKfV #amwriting


Writing Question of the Day: What’s a secret one of your minor characters is keeping? #WQOTD


The No. 1 Rule for Flashbacks in a Story Opening via

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