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Writing Your Story from the Middle––Part III

Writing your story from the middle can be challenging. It’s not the normal way we think of writing our story. We think of the beginning, and how it will end. What will the climax be? But writing from the middle can open up your writing to a number of different scenarios you may find intriguing. Click to Tweet #amwriting #writefromthemiddle

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Creating Suspense––Part III

creating-suspenseI’m a story guzzler. I love historical, but I also love suspense, mysteries, and at times, thrillers. But not so much sci-fi or fantasy. We’re looking at suspense, and how to create it. Did you know there are different strands to suspense? Different strands of suspense work together to support the whole. Click to Tweet #amwriting #creatingsuspense

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Creating Extraordinary Characters –– Part VI

Olivia de Haviland as Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind
Olivia de Haviland as Melanie Wilkes in Gone with the Wind

What’s your main character’s personality type and how did you develop it? That’s what we’re looking at in this series. There are many different personality tools to evaluate both our own and our characters’ distinct personalities. DISC is a personality tool to help in corporate cultures, whether they be families, companies, or non-profit organizations. Click to Tweet #amwriting #characters

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