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Paragraph Structure 2, Hypnotic Outliers

This is a continuation of a previous post, Paragraph Structure, C & F. This post will discuss how the history of modern hypnosis can provide useful insights into writing interesting paragraphs. Many people are afraid or otherwise concerned with the … Continue reading

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Paragraph Structure, C & F

A while back I was working as a substitute teacher. I remember that at every elementary school they always had these posters that described how to write a good paragraph using a sandwich as a metaphor. I really hated those … Continue reading

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Architecture and Inspiration

So, I guess I should write something on this thing, huh? I’ve been wanting to write for a while on the relationship between architecture and inspiration. You see, I started a new job several months ago (never mind where…. stalkers … Continue reading

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The Fourth Method of Characterization

For all you novelists and short story writers out there, you may have heard that the first three methods of developing characters in a story are: 1.) Dialouge: Where the naunces of personality are revealed through each character’s mannerisms of … Continue reading

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Informative Podcasts about Fiction

1.) For those interested in getting the lay-of-land with respect to the modern novel:   The American Novel Since 1945 Amy Hungerford is ‘the bomb’ at ‘opening the text.’ Plus, it’s an Open Yale course… classy! 2.) For straight-talk about the … Continue reading

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Ten Great Writers on Fiction Writing

1. Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Essential Tips for Short Story Writing (Video) 2. Jack Keruac’s Rules for Spontaneous Prose 3. T. S. Eliot and the Objective Correlative 4. H. P. Lovecraft’s Supernatural Horror in Literature 5. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Poetic … Continue reading

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