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Nasty words

I have compiled a list of words that (I believe) should be eliminated or replaced in a creative manuscript. Of course there are exceptions to any rule but here is my list of – nasty words. Very, almost, of course, … Continue reading

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Rewriting, the path to a great story

The first draft is tough. Plotting, conflict, character development and endings all present a daunting challenge. Now the rewrite. Here is where the real inspiration comes in. It takes courage to cut superfluous and redundant dialogue as the word count … Continue reading

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