Writing Tips

Writing Tips

Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules

Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t

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When Something Really Smells

You know when something really smells, it sometimes requires a word other than smells, something to distinguish its ripeness, or malodorous nature. Why not try

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Questions To Ask About Magic

When thinking about adding magic to your world building, these are some questions to ask Who has it? Who can use it? Where does it

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Ten Mistakes

That aspiring writers make Wondering how to find an agent or publisher before completing the project. Waiting for inspiration to hit. Trying to write something

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List of Phobias

Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing. Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching. Acerophobia- Fear of sourness. Achluophobia- Fear of darkness.

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Words To Use More Often

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Father Knox’s Decalogue

The Ten Rules of (Golden Age) Detective Fiction Monsignor Ronald A. Knox (1888-1957) was a British clergyman, editor, a literary critic, a humourist and a

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Behind Blue Eyes

Eyes are the door to the soul it has been said. So let us use these adjectives to describe eyes more fully to appreciate that.