Tag Archives: general writing

  1. Keeping it Fresh Part 6: Antagonize the Hero


    July 22, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I realize this final installment of the Keeping it Fresh series has been delayed, but life and Sith Squirrels happen. …
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  2. Character Development: Dirty Little Secrets


    June 13, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I stumbled across this image on Taking Back Earth yesterday and it struck me as an interesting statement in regards to …
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  3. Texture and Chaos


    May 28, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I sat down last night with the intention of writing some internal dialogue for my character who is a chaos …
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  4. Writing Check-Up Diagnosis: Butcheritis


    May 6, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Chuck Wendig over at terribleminds posed this question today: So, How’s the Writing Going, Cats and Kittens? The Good News: Well, …
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  5. Terrific Tip Thursday: Writing Advice that Doesn’t Suck


    April 17, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    “Make your main character unlike you.” – from Novelist’s Boot Camp. When I first saw this piece of advice, I riled against …
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  6. First Impressions: Maximizing Your Character’s Debut


    April 14, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    As I’ve been working through the initial round of feedback from beta readers and critique partners on my novel, I …
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  7. The Noob, the Noobvel, and the Search for Cover Art


    April 13, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I’m a writing newb. I finished Murphy’s First Law a month ago. But I didn’t, not really. I know that I need …
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