Restrictions Breed Creativity: Lessons from Game of Thrones

Well, this season of Game of Thrones has been controversial to say the last. Some people still love the show. Others are starting to be...less than happy with the direction things have taken. I’m in the latter camp. Wait, wait, don’t go for that back button. This is not the 2,000,000,000th article analyzing this season …

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Pasta Sauce and Books: Should you Write to Market?

The other night, I was talking to a few other authors in a discord channel we share. Someone linked this reddit post titled “How to make money ePublishing (without a bestseller)”. It had some really good advice in it, but that wasn’t what we talked about - we talked about one particular piece of advice …

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What’s a McDonald’s? Handling Exposition when you have to Tell Instead of Show.

One of the first pieces of advice most writers have beaten into them is “Show don’t tell.” The reason this advice is hammered home so hard is because it is, in fact, good advice. The story is almost always better when you show something, rather than when you tell it. It immerses the reader more …

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3 YouTube Channels I Recommend for Writing Research

Happy Holidays everyone! Hope you had a good one. Don't forget to pick up your free book while you're here! One of the most time consuming things you can do when preparing to write is researching. It can be a long, arduous process that can begin to drag. In the post-holiday haze, you’re probably a …

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