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Create Savory Characters by Asking, “What Kind of Noodle Are You?” by Stephanie Spann

When making noodles and writing characters, sift, knead, rest and repeat. I’ve learned that it’s perfectly normal to ask the combined flours in my bowl, “What kind of noodle are you?” Although I’ve recently thawed out one of my failed previous noodle attempts and added it to a cluttered hodgepodge bowl of soup, I am …
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Adding Humor to Our Books with Ally Broadfield

Sociologists, anthropologists, and biologists believe that the ability of humans to laugh serves two essential life functions: to lessen tension and anxiety, and to help us bond with others. Both of these are compelling reasons to incorporate humor into your writing. As writers, one of our primary goals is to make an emotional connection with …