Writing THAT Scene: The Struggles of a “Provincial” Novelist

Writing THAT Scene: The Struggles of a “Provincial” Novelist

I’m at a crucial place in my new novel, and an old challenge is hindering my progress.

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A New Approach to an Old Novel

A New Approach to an Old Novel

I came across a novel I’d started writing…and abandoned…almost ten years ago. After re-reading it, I think it has potential. But it will require a unusual method of writing for me.

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Ghost Stories from Camp (Part 1)

Ghost Stories from Camp (Part 1)

I recently read a novel that dealt with a young man’s horrific experience at a church-sponsored summer camp. This is not a book review, but there were aspects of the storyline I found compelling, and wanted to highlight. 

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Murder in the First Draft (Killing a Main Character)

Murder in the First Draft (Killing a Main Character)

The decision to kill a main character requires thought, intent and should not be taken lightly.

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Participating in Our “De-Dragonization”

Participating in Our “De-Dragonization”

The fictional character of Eustace Scrubb provides simple, valuable insights into personal transformation.

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