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David Farland Quote

David Farland wrote a blog about what writers have in common. He suggested several things, but I loved this quote: “Ultimately, I suspect that most other writers are like me. We are united by our love for the written word. … Continue reading

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Revision

I read once where Stephen King said he rewrites his novels seven times before he sells them to a publisher and then there are revisions after that. David Farland had a kick today that affirms that need for revision.  David Farland’s descriptions … Continue reading

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Emotion in Writing

Since I posted David Farland’s article on writing men characters who should be tough; I thought I should include part of his post today… “Last week, I wrote an article about how too often, women write about men who are crybabies. … Continue reading

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Writing Male Characters

This “kick” today by David Farland is excellent, full of really useful info for writing and it’s funny.  I had to share… “I critiqued a story today that was beautifully written but horribly wrong. The male protagonist cried, twice, within … Continue reading

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Formulation Errors

I got David Farland’s Daily Kick in the Pants today. I found his topic very interesting. Check it out…especially the last paragraph. “This morning I got an email from a friend who asked me what I knew about a green-lighting … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

I lifted this from his Daily Kick today… “I probably don’t stress this often enough: the best books aren’t written with an eye toward the bottom line. I try to find an idea that is both sellable and that lets me … Continue reading

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Writing one scene at a time

I got a “kick” today from David Farland http://www.davidfarland.net/ that was very helpful. He is a great mentor of writers! I hope to meet him sometime and tell him thanks. Here’s a quote from what he had to say:  “You need … Continue reading

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