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Developing Ideas: Developing the Details

For some writers, you can have a vague sense of the story—the setting, the inciting incident, the main characters—and you just start writing. You find your way from one conflict and scene to the next, developing as you go, and … Continue reading

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Developing Ideas: Further Development

So I wrote a few posts ago about “Trust vs. Development,” and I said how I was trying to develop less before starting to write. But in my last post on “The Collapse,” I realized that one source of the … Continue reading

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The Story in the Idea

I wrote in my last post about different techniques for finding ideas, specifically ideas which speak to what you really love. Of course, your mileage may vary—and other techniques might work much better for you. Or you just might be … Continue reading

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Fail of the Week #3

Have I written every day since last Wednesday? No, of course not. Have I posted to my blog? No, obviously not. Have I succeeded in staying committed to anything? No. But I did complete a fail for the week, a … Continue reading

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