Month: February 2014

Why Revenge Is Such A Brilliant Plot For Beginner Writers

If you’re looking for a plot for a first novel, I recommend revenge. Why? It works in every genre. It helps beginner writers focus on a story goal. It requires an antagonist - something most beginners ignore. If a character wants revenge it usually means that he…

Daily Writing Prompt

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Writing Comic – YOLO

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Literary Birthday – 28 February – Stephen Spender

Stephen Spender was born 28 February 1909, and died 16 July 1995 Seven Quotes Great poetry is always written by somebody straining to go beyond what he can do. All that you can imagine you already know. There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic…

Why A Disease Cannot Be An Antagonist

A question that comes up again and again while I am teaching Writers Write  is whether or not a disease can be the antagonist. I don’t think so. Here’s why: Claire steps into the lab. The door swooshes shut behind her. She misses slamming doors. That…

Daily Writing Prompt

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You know you’re a writer when…

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Literary Birthday – 27 February – Peter De Vries

Peter De Vries was born 27 February 1910, and died 28 September 1993 10 Quotes I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning. I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork. We…
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