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What is Plot and Why is it Important?

Plot is one of the essential elements of story (which I wrote about in my blog How to Start Writing). Plot is what drives your story, along with characters. Your plot is your key events that moves your story in the direction that you want it to go. It is what gets your characters from beginning,… Continue reading What is Plot and Why is it Important?

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Update: The Last Queen of Terrivea

Hello Readers, I am nearing 50,000 words in my novel! It is quite exciting for me, since I have never actually written a full length novel. This will be a huge accomplishment for me, when I finish it. I would say I am 2/3 done the plot and the climax is getting closer. This is… Continue reading Update: The Last Queen of Terrivea

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How to Choose and/or Create a Setting for your Book

Setting is one of the Five Elements of Story that I wrote about in my blog post: How to Start Writing. Once you have a character, you then have to figure out where and when they are. Remember, the setting has an influence on the character. So if your desired setting and your character don't seem… Continue reading How to Choose and/or Create a Setting for your Book

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The Importance of Having SMART Goals as a Writer and How to Make Them

SMART Goals are goals that have these five attributes: Specific Measurable Action-Oriented Realistic Time-Bound Goals can be Immediate (1-30 days from when they are set), Short Term (3-9 months), and Long Term (1-10 years). As a writer it is important to know what direction you want to move in. If you are starting the first… Continue reading The Importance of Having SMART Goals as a Writer and How to Make Them