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Author Tip Tuesday – Tip #9 The Beat Sheet

I love the beat sheet! Seriously, this simple outline changed the way I plotted books and made the whole process so much quicker. I've already discussed the main points, but I wanted to show you the beet

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Author Tips Tuesday – Crafting Your Best Story – Tip #2 The Bones it Hangs On

In the last tip we talked about developing the Great Idea to the point where we have a file full of notes and an idea of the beginning, middle and end. What's the next step? Building your structure. Understanding

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Author Tip Tuesday – My Top 4 Must Read Craft Books

Creative writing is a craft. And like any craft, we learn from others, experts and forerunners in our field. We get to ride on the backs of those who've gone before, who have succeeded, and who are willing

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