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Good advice on specificity in writing. fb.me/5XLSfq6KD

The best books use foreshadowing to ensure readers have all the pieces they need going into the climax. #writetip

Top 10 Ways to Rivet Readers with Plot Reveals bit.ly/plot-reveals #amwriting

Conflict is an important ingredient that can sometimes get lost amidst the clutter of too many characters. #writetip

A New Way to Think About Scene Structure ow.ly/ZyQu307NZdh #amwriting

3 Ways to Manage a Huge Cast of Characters bit.ly/huge-cast #amwriting

How to Describe a Person Vividly – 7 Tips (with Examples) |


“The best stories are the ones with the unexpected plot twists that no one would have guessed, even the writer.”-Shannon L. Alder #amwriting

Man vs. Society is a lot like Man vs. Setting with the addition of an oppressive societal structure. #writetip

The #1 Way to Write Intense Story Conflict ow.ly/y3By3083N7N #amwriting

Overexplaining in fiction causes flabby sentences, confused metaphors, and condescending descriptions. #writetip

Deepen Your Story With Character Misdirection ow.ly/tMij308floP #amwriting

Use Foreshadowing to Keep Readers Reading bit.ly/use-foreshadow #amwriting

Writing Question of the Day: Where will your protagonist’s final confrontation with the conflict take place in the climax? #WQOTD

The narrating characters will control the tone and flow of the story, and, in large part, decide whether or not the book works. #writetip

New Story Structure Database entry: Ben-Hur (1959), submitted by Theodora Hester helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/movie-storystr #amwriting

How to Find Exactly the Right Story Hook bit.ly/story-hook #amwriting

Fiction revolves around relationships: a romantic couple, parents and children, friends, even a man and his volleyball. #writetip

3 Essential Elements to Crafting Believable Romance via


6 Bits of Common Writing Advice You’re Misusing ow.ly/EQKU308xCxc #amwriting

By studying Pride and Prejudice chapter by chapter and creating chapters and scenes based on Pride and… fb.me/30AwqB2lu

#YouKnowYouAreAWriterWhen you ask yourself about every character, “What if they weren’t who everyone thought?”

Writing Question of the Day: Does your character’s job play a role in the story? #WQOTD

Top 10 Ways to Rivet Readers with Plot Reveals ow.ly/2blR308Wbj6 #amwriting

Who Said What? – Identifying Dialogue Speakers bit.ly/identifying-sp #amwriting

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 56: Unfulfilled Foreshadowing ow.ly/8uKC308WbHy #amwriting

Know Your Character’s Language by

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Good advice about dialogue for writers. fb.me/T8WaBUVq

Are You Over-Thinking Your First Draft? helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/are-you-over-t

Learn How to Pace Your Story (and Mind-Control Your Readers) in Just 8 Steps ow.ly/LDeF308WbUs #amwriting

Create Powerful Character Arcs in 6 Steps bit.ly/powerful-arcs #amwriting

8 Ways to Troubleshoot a Scene–and 5 Ways Make It Fabulous ow.ly/muRS309btWe #amwriting

When you let even an exciting scene drag on too long, tedium is the result. #writetip

I’M NOT DEAD! But I have been on the run for the past year. First the Jesuits were gunning for me after exposing… fb.me/78NRVp8be – Jane M. Agni at Twitter

Writing Tips: 7 Steps to Deal with Overwriting by

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The Most Common Manuscript Malfunctions (and How to Avoid Them) by

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The Triangle of Romantic Suspense by


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The Lazy Author’s 6-Question Guide to Writing an Original Book ow.ly/QhgU309buPu #amwriting

The Importance of the Adversarial Ally by


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The Lazy Author’s 6-Question Guide to Writing an Original Book bit.ly/originality-gu #amwriting

The single most important element in convincing a reader to continue reading past your first page is an unanswered question.#writetip

The important thing to remember about presenting your story’s opening dramatic question is that it must be specific. #writetip

6 Ways to Get Into Your Character’s Head via


If you have only two speakers, you only need to indicate the speaker every few lines. #writetip

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 57: Dead-End Relationships ow.ly/vGLD309q7ID #amwriting

The Lazy Author’s 6-Question Guide to Writing an Original Book ow.ly/eclZ309EAep #amwriting

The best stories are those that feature protagonists and antagonists who share more in common than not. #writetip

Just because we study and admire the style of another writer does not mean we are on an ego trip…. fb.me/3v2Qv0grm

When your protagonist & antagonist share common personality traits, you open all kinds of scope for exploring both characters. #writetip

Yup, I am a dispensationalist. I also hope to be the first Christian writer of dispensational persuasion who… fb.me/5OtOVayo1

Heroes and villains don’t even necessarily need to have different value systems. #writetip

My favorite kind of character has always been the antagonist who thinks he/she is the protagonist.

I am studying stories about the plot pattern I am using for my book in progress Lusts & Acclaim, which is about… fb.me/3rN1q7UvF

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This is a goldmine for screenwriter and novelists in plotting your book! My work in progress is using Discovery….https://www.slideshare.net/UnknownScreenwriter/20-master-plots-and-how-to-build-them-13715920?ref=https://cards-frame.twitter.com/i/cards/tfw/v1/uc/842112215201284096

Another goldmine for writers who need to plot. I would say my work in progress is Faulty Judgment & Discovery…. fb.me/1h2ZNGmED

Got to remember this for my book in progress Lusts & Acclaim. Writers, like me, who want to write for posterity,… fb.me/1Lm2VUiIb

Here’s the Right Way to Use Symbolism in Your Story ow.ly/bA3Z309SsrZ #amwriting

Vague writing is weak writing. #writetip

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 57: Dead-End Relationships ow.ly/A329309SsMd #amwriting

If you are bold, precise, and definite in your choice of words, your readers will feel the power of your prose. #writetip

I’m studying Jane Eyre right now. Will keep this in mind. fb.me/8wPs7k4Yp

Learn How to Pace Your Story (and Mind-Control Your Readers) in Just 8 Steps ow.ly/QoJi309Su06 #amwriting

Should Stories Offer Messages? bit.ly/messages-in-st #amwriting

We pray for those injured and for the families of those killed in London terror attack. https://www.foxnews.com/world/uk-parliament-terror-attack-5-dead-including-cop-and-alleged-assailant-in-sick-and-depraved-act

If you are bold, precise, and definite in your choice of words, your readers will feel the power of your prose. #writetip

Tips for busy bibliophiles who have trouble finding time to read by

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Find Out When It’s a Good Idea to Use a Made-Up Setting bit.ly/made-up-settin #amwriting

“If you can’t make your story work in a logline, it won’t work as a full-length narrative—period.” –


3 Ways to Add Depth to a Novel by

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How to Develop the Voice of Your Character: 12 Questions via


Dear Me: How Fiction Authors Adapt to Writing Memoir by

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Spend your setting dollars wisely by using them to sketch only the vivid essentials. #writetip

Go the fuck away. https://time.com/4716072/hillary-clinton-san-francisco-speech-donald-trump/?xid=time_socialflow_twitter

How the Most Common Deathbed Regrets Can Improve Your Writing by

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Are You Creating Complexity or Chaos in Your Writing? by


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An Easy Way to Notch Up Your Scene Conflict bit.ly/complicated-sc #amwriting

“Does This Scene Deserve a Place in Your Story? 2 Ways to Find Out” buff.ly/2oWcols by



Writing What’s Evil >:D (Without Promoting It) by

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