Writing Tips

The Writing Tips category is to pass on what little I have learned about writing in the hopes you can avoid my mistakes and make new ones of your own ;-).

The Writer’s Block Cure – AKA “How to Kick Writer’s Block’s Butt”

Don’t you wish there were a magical, instant writer’s block cure? Even the name can conjure up dread: Writer’s Block. It is insidious. It is evil. It is the bane of every writer’s existence. It is… all in your head. Wait, wait, hear me out. I’m not saying it isn’t real. Many things that are …

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Dialogue Writing Tips Part 1 – What Makes Good Dialogue?

Many, many, MANY people know how to come up with a good storyline. Plot structures and twists come easy to them. But there’s one area of writing proficiency that still eludes them. Ironically, it’s the one they actually have the most experience with: Dialogue. I say they have experience because, after all, most of us …

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“Give them Purple Hair!” – 5 Easy-to-Use Character Writing Tips

Side Note: If you’d like writing tips on writing dialogue for these awesome characters once you’ve created them, check out my three part series on dialogue here: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. THE PROBLEM I know you’re here for character writing tips to improve your writing, but first let’s take a moment to …

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