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What makes a book good? By Yvonne Walus

Can you name a book that you and all your friends agree on? One that is unanimously considered either so brilliant it’s impossible to put down, or so bad it’s impossible to finish? If you can, you’re probably an exception. (Or you have a group of unusually like-minded friends.)   I can’t. Can’t name one …
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Classes Starting the Week of May 6

Kill Boring Plots – What is your book really about? with Yvonne Walus  Compelling Characters with Ally Broadfield  How to Perfect Your Writing Techniques with L.C. Hayden Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WordWonders: Irene Roth’s Mentoring and Instruction Program for Writers ~ Continual Intake  MENTORING: Spring Session with June Diehl    See …
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Is Your Book’s Setting A Legitimate Character? By Yvonne Walus

What is a character? Can your book’s setting act as a character in the story? What does that even mean? Characters have morals, personality, emotions and mood swings. They want, they feel, they act. Most of all, they influence and plot. Often, they will also change themselves as the story progresses. How can a setting …