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Margie’s Rule #10: Rhythm and Cadence and Beats, Oh Yes

Margie Lawson


Thank you for inviting me to be a guest blogger. I’m always honored to be a WITS guest!


Reading a book with flat-lined cadence is like watching a movie on mute.


Most writers know about the power of rhythm and cadence and beats.… Read the post

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Beat Sheets: For Plotters, Pantsers, and Technophobes

by Jami Gold

If you’ve heard of beat sheets before, you might have heard about complicated forms or spreadsheets. I don’t know about you, but I don’t do math. Heck, I write my stories by the seat of my pants, so something that forces me to draft in a regimented way doesn’t appeal to me either.… Read the post

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