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Take a Walk on the Wild, Weird and Wonderful Side of Setting by Tracy Koppel

Why do the craft books make such a fuss about setting? Many readers start skipping ahead when they come to a description. Even some writers admit to skipping descriptions. But in On Writing, Stephen King spends seven pages on description—and he isn’t spending those seven pages telling us to skip all descriptions. Instead, he says, …
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Classes Starting the Week of Sept. 23 & 30

Starting the Week of September 23 Remarkable Characters with Kris Kennedy  DIY Author Website in WordPress with Lisa Latte  Worldbuilding Wizardry with Pat Hauldren  Starting the Week of September 30 Beyond Filing off the Serial Numbers: How to Adapt your Fanfic into an Original Story with JoSelle Vanderhooft Search and Rescue with Paris Wynters  Write and Publish …
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DEADLINE: IMPOSSIBLE by Deborah Riley-Magnus

Is there anything more terrifying than a looming deadline? Whether it’s a weight loss goal before bikini season, tax fear of April 15th, or a publishing deadline, it can rattle the nerves in ways that seriously mess up our stomach for weeks. Just think about the deadlines we put on ourselves. Getting to work on …