(Oh,) what to do about criticism?

(Oh,) what to do about criticism? (Tips on dealing with criticism, feedback, and critiques) 1.)Don’t take it personally. First off, remember the critiques aren’t towards you but towards your work or draft. Though this may seem obvious, it’s quite easy to forget this and take all the comments made towards your work to heart. The …

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How to nail character interactions

How to nail character interactions 1.First, know your characters. Flesh out your characters, who are they? What do they want? what are their goals? What can’t they stand? What do they like? Any cool talents or abilities. What are their strengths? Weakness? Flaws? (No one’s perfect) I emphasize fleshing them out because once you have …

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Stuck in a writing rut (dealing with writer’s block)

Stuck in a writing rut (dealing with writer's block) If you’ve been on the writing scene for a while or even if you've ever written an academic paper there’s a chance you could have caught the dreaded case of writer's block with maybe a dash or two of procrastination. If you don’t know what it …

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The Dangers Of World Building

The Dangers Of World Building   What is world building? For those who don’t know, “world building,” is a term used to describe the process of creating a fictional world for your story, hence the term world building, you're literally building a world. Depending on what you write, your world building process is going to …

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The Key To Writing (better) Immersion

  The Key To Writing (better) Immersion Q: What’s the key to writing better (story) immersion? Short answer: Environment. There, I saved you about what, 5 to 10 minutes worth of reading? The key to writing better immersion is the environment. Write a good environment, and the world you create world will be much better. …

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