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Authors: Check Out These 21 Fan Fiction Sites


At last! So wonderful to read a post which treats fan-fiction seriously and gives it the respect it deserves. Whatever you think of  the concept, do check this out; you might be pleasantly surprised!   Authors: Check Out These 21 Fan Fiction Sites.

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Into The Darkside


Originally posted on A.C. Melody:
After reading the rough draft of one of my books, my sister asked me how in the world I could stomach writing the part of my villain?  In this case, the villain happened to be human.  Yes, that matters.  There are different types of villains, but we’ll get to…

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The Key to Writing: Take Your Time


Originally posted on Tammie Painter:
In a couple weeks the mad frenzy known as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will begin. During this month, during these 30 short days, writers are encouraged to write a novel. All I have to say is please don’t. Now before you start throwing tirades at me saying NaNoWriMo is…

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How times have changed…


When I was a child, I was always very excited to hear the sound of a handbell, and the cry ‘Rag and Bone! Rag and Bone!’ – I would dash out to the street to pet the Rag and Bone man’s horse, Dolly. For those of you too young to remember, this is what I’m […]

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Ian Weir: Rude surprises


Interesting blog by Ian Weir about the differences between writing a screenplay and writing a novel:

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Yeah, that’s what I meant to write


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Why I’m supporting The Ethical Hedonist


Two reasons – the first reason being that Alison Jane Reid (formerly of ‘The Times’ and ‘The Lady’) did a fabulous online three-part video interview with one of my favourite actors, John Simm, last year (you can view it here) and she is now about to publish a new, in-depth profile interview with John in the […]