Story Ideas

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So I used to think that writers without story ideas didn’t exist. If you don’t know what you want to write about, you can’t possibly be a writer, right? I remember watching the Deep Space 9 episode “The Visitor” where Jake is a successful writer in the future and some aspiring writer comes asking for […]

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How to Write an Awesome Antagonist

Character writing: antagonists

I’ve been working on my April NaNoWriMo, and I’ve started questioning how I would continue to reach my word count goals. I was also struggling with finding ways to bring in more scenes with my antagonist. So I decided that I would write a backstory for him. And as I thought about what the backstory […]

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How to Write an Awesome Protagonist

Character writing prtagonist

I’ve been prepping for my personal NaNoWriMo challenge¬†and while sorting through the different story ideas that I have, I have realized that my protagonist is basically the same person in every story. So I’m thinking to myself, what can I do about this? I guess I never really imagined that anyone would actually read all […]

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April NaNoWriMo

April nanowrimo

What is NaNoWriMo? Basically it’s a plan to write a novel in a month. The national NaNoWriMo is November and the idea is to write somewhere around 1,667 words a day so that by the end of the month you have a 50,000 word beginning for a novel. I have never participated before, and I […]

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