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When Too Much of the Author Intrudes Into the Story

by acflory

In an autobiography, the author is the story so there is no such thing as 'too much'. In fiction however, the author's presence can sometimes become too obvious, to the detriment of the story.

I don't know about you, but when I read fiction, I want to be carried away to another place and time.… Read the post

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Focusing on the Heart of Writing

by Tasha Seegmiller

I’m in A LOT of Facebook writing groups. I suspect I’m not alone in this. It’s actually one of my favorite things about social media. 

One of the perks of being in so many groups is I get to see what people are wondering about.… Read the post

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4 Ways To Go Deeper With Deep Point Of View

by Lisa Hall-Wilson

Deep point of view is powerful and engaging though many find it difficult to do well. The basic techniques of deep point of view have been simplified in blog posts that will heap loads of overconfidence on newer writers. … Read the post

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“You Talkin’ to Me?”

 A Conversation About Pushing the Envelope Of First Person

“There are some men who enter a woman’s life and screw it up forever. Joseph Morelli did this to me—not forever, but periodically.”

One for the Money by Janet Evanovich

“Got a walk-in client today.… Read the post

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by Laurie Schnebly Campbell

I’m tempted to do this entire blog in initials, but suspect that’d get old pretty fast. Just like discussions of viewpoint can, when writers debate (endlessly) the pros & cons of whose point of view is best for a scene.… Read the post

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