The Umbridge Effect: Crafting a Detestable Villain

I originally had a different blog post planned for today. Planned and written, in fact. But sometimes, plans change. Sometimes, you come across an idea that grabs your brain and won’t let go. Sometimes, inspiration strikes, and one big piece of writing advice I will always, always give is that when you get bitten by …

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Just Write: Breaking Down the most Common Writing Advice

If you are, or ever have been, a new writer looking for advice, you’ve probably been told to “Just write.” On the flip side, if you’ve spent time on writing forums, listening and reading to things people say about writing, just write / write every day are some of the most controversial points that get …

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