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Recent Blog Posts
Today I want to talk through some of the nuts and bolts of writing flashbacks well: be consistent and clear in your use of tense.
Flashback vs Memory
Both flashback and memory involve a character revisiting a past event, but there are some key differences between the two.
Flashbacks Part 1: Why Use Them?
Flashbacks can be a powerful tool in fiction writing, but it’s important to understand why to use flashbacks and how to write them.
Dealing With Uncertainty
Writing is a profession that can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be incredibly uncertain. There are times when […]
Check Your Expectations
When we, as writers, set our expectations too high, it can create a sense of pressure and anxiety that can be paralyzing.
Author Interview: Amy Meyerson
Author Amy Meyerson discusses writing her third novel The Love Scribe, a book full of magic, love and (of course) books.
Why Kindness Matters
Try kindness. It’s not just a woo woo, peace and rainbows thing, it’s about being intentional about the way we experience the world.
Write Convincing Dialogue
The ability to write convincing dialogue is an essential skill for any fiction writer. Dialogue can make or break a story.
Author Interview: Charlotte Maya
Interview with Charlotte Maya, author of Sushi Tuesdays, a memoir about her life with her family after her husband’s suicide.
Avoiding Detail Overload in Our Writing
As writers, we must choose our details wisely to avoid detail overload, which can be just as bad for a story as a boatload of clichés.