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Rebecka Jäger is a Finnish author or post-apocalyptic thrillers and supernatural mystery novels. Want to learn writing? Check out her blog for writing tips. %

YES this always bothers me Book Writing Tips, Creative Writing Prompts, Writing Words, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Fiction Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Promts

athena on Instagram: “why is it that i only come up with cool-ass lines when i’m half asleep and always forget them? - - - #write #writer #writers #writing…”

3,766 Likes, 26 Comments - athena (@writingat_night) on Instagram: “why is it that i only come up with cool-ass lines when i’m half asleep and always forget them? - -…”

I lettersiarrange New writing rule: Checkov’s friend lfyou introduce a named character with a relationship to a protagonist, their character are must be resolved in a way that feels reasonable and satisfying Which is to say: they can’tjust dissappear when Book Writing Tips, Creative Writing Prompts, Writing Words, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Fiction Writing, Writing Ideas, Fantasy Writing Prompts

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I lettersiarrange New writing rule: Checkov’s friend lfyou introduce a named character with a relationship to a protagonist, their character are must be resolved in a way that feels reasonable and satisfying Which is to say: they can’tjust dissappear when they’re no longer a convenient plot device Btheactualcluegirl Thor‘s Mum rule - If you‘re going to kill a character who’s carried any part ofthe plot, take a bit to reimagine the plot as if she were the main character, and the story ends…

 I've said it a bajillion times and I’ll say it a bajillion more: motive. It fixes of writing problems. Scene is boring? Give the characters a motive Character doesn't feel real? Find their driving motives behind their worldview and actions. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Essay Writing, Comics Sketch

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. I've said it a bajillion times and I’ll say it a bajillion more: motive. It fixes 99% of writing problems. Scene is boring? Give the characters a motive Character doesn't feel real? Find their driving motives behind their worldview and actions. Tension missing? Find a motive and prevent the anyone from getting what they want. Dig into those passions, however big or small. Prevent characters from reaching it, make it glaringly, blindingly obvious what they, in their deepest parts of their…

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Foreshadowing

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Such an accurate description of traumatic dreams. The same is true for sufferers of c-PTSD (complex-PTSD). Book Writing Tips, Creative Writing Prompts, Writing Words, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Fiction Writing, Writing Promts

You’re writing PTSD dreams wrong

But don’t worry, most writers are and I’m here to help because reading them is making me cRAzY. I’m writing this because I’ve read three otherwise great romance novels back to back featuring...

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Steve Padilla on Twitter

“Here’s how color coding helped me edit a tangled story. It had 3 main elements and I couldn’t figure out how to improve flow. On print out I highlighted each element in a color—yellow, orange, pink. I spread out the 11 pages (yes, 11) and instantly saw the problem.”

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