Jul
17
2014
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Accept Your Story's Place

Written by Adam Gaylord

Finding your story a home and being OK with wherever it lands.

Jul
8
2014
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The Art of Profanity

Written by Anthony Dutson

Profanity in writing is often misused, so advice from professional authors is invaluable.

Jul
8
2014
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Review: On Killing

Written by Anthony Dutson

If you're interested in the psychological effects of the ultimate taboo, this book is for you.

Jun
26
2014
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Interview with Johnny Worthen

Written by Lehua Parker

Johnny stops by the Parker Hale for a Diet Coke and a chat about Eleanor, the Unseen.

Jun
9
2014
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I cut. I paste.

Written by Callie Leuck

A memoir-esque post about the best editing advice I've ever received.

Jun
5
2014
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5 Ways I've Learned About Writing

Written by Callie Leuck

Here are 5 ways I've learned about writing in the last decade. Try a new one today!

May
22
2014
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Book Review: Eleanor (The Unseen) by Johnny Worthen

Written by Lehua Parker

Eleanor is not what she seems. Neither is Johnny Worthen's novel. YA Literary Horror at its finest.

May
20
2014
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Story Trumps all

Written by Jim Heskett

All that writing advice about grammar and structure? You can forget it. There's only one thing that matters when writing a book.

May
20
2014
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Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer (That I Know Of)

Written by Lehua Parker

F.J.R. Titchenel hits it out of the park (with suprbat) in her darkly hilarious YA zombie novel.

May
14
2014
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Should Secondary Characters Change?

Written by Mooderino

There are some good reasons to keep secondary characters (both friend and foe) fixed in how you represent them in a story.

May
14
2014
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Mime in a Box: What "Phineas and Ferb" is Really About

Written by Carl Duzett

Is it possible that the protagonists of "Phineas and Ferb" aren't actually Phineas or Ferb? Yes, of course it is. What a leading question.

May
7
2014
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Digging for Writing Advice Gold

Written by Mooderino

Advice, for writing and for everything else, is situational. In some cases it applies, in some it doesn’t.