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“If you see the world in black and white, you’re missing important grey matter.” –Jack Fyock The most compelling stories involve characters who are flawed morally, physically, socially, or even mentally. For example in the novel, Deserves to Die by Lisa Jackson, a twice divorced, single pregnant detective must solve the murder of a woman …
“You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” Jodi Picoult Creative writing is not the same as making a pot of homemade chicken noodle soup. Once you put an ingredient in the pot, you can’t remove that item. The flavor changes with …
“There are more bizarre stories in reality than any of us could imagine.” – J. Garth If I wrote a story about an elephant buried at a shopping mall in the United States, no one would believe the plot was plausible. And yet it’s true. In 1972, Little Jennie, an aging elephant with a traveling …
“Write What You Know.” Original Author Unknown “Beware of advice—even this.” Carl Sandberg Creative juices are flowing. Your protagonist takes a high-powered position in a renowned law firm to be closer to her love interest. The romance is simple for you to write, however you know almost nothing about a criminal law firm. To …
“A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.” — Eugene Ionesco As I was teeing up my golf ball one day, I noticed the name on the ball was Crystal. Aha, I thought. I know the perfect name for my character. She’ll be called Pearl. …
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