Tag Archives: writing advice

  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. Keeping it Fresh Part 5: Characters


    July 3, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Welcome to today’s installment of Keeping it Fresh, where we’ve spent the last week or so discussing ways to make our …
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  3. Protagonists Need Friends, Too


    June 3, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Today, let’s talk about something I wish I’d better understood when I first started writing. If you’ve done any amount …
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  4. The Well-Accessorized Character


    April 27, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Never underestimate the importance of accessorizing. Hey fellas, don’t run yet. We’re not talking jewelry here, we’re talking about making …
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  5. For all the aspiring writers out there…


    April 25, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I just stumbled across a Tweet from Kevin Hearne I had to share.   That’s right, even the fabulous author …
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  6. 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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  7. What Do Other Authors do that Drives You Insane?


    April 6, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    You know, I used to be able to simply enjoy entertainment. Now nothing is safe from the dreaded “Kira’s Over-Analyzation …
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