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Before You Publish Your Book, Write Yourself A Bad Review

I don’t mean write a review to put up on Amazon or Goodreads. I mean sit down and really think about what other readers will not like in your story. If you read that last sentence and you’re thinking to … Continue reading

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Sidekick Characters – C3PO’s role in Star Wars

I’ve learned so much about storytelling from studying the original Star Wars’ movies-as well as given myself an excuse to watch movies as part of my job-and one of the things I’ve discovered is the value of a good sidekick … Continue reading

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Creating Memorable Main Characters

At first glance, THE DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, THE HUNGER GAMES, and the Hercule Poirot mysteries by Agatha Christie would seem to have absolutely nothing in common, beyond being very successful books. It’s hard to imagine the three main … Continue reading

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