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Share-It Saturday: Tips For Writing Better Immortal & Long-Lived Characters

reblogged from: Springhole.net ~ Tips For Writing Better Immortal & Long-Lived Characters . Seeing an ageless elf or ancient vampire behave exactly like a 16-year-old makes for a pretty cringeworthy story that will oft as not strain suspension of disbelief. Here are some tips for writing characters who are either modified humans or work mostly… Continue reading Share-It Saturday: Tips For Writing Better Immortal & Long-Lived Characters

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Article Reblog: On Men Getting Raped

via On Men Getting Raped. And Abused. And More. (Trigger Warning) | Ferrett Steinmetz This is such a sensitive and delicate subject, but it doesn’t need to be. If people were more willing to discuss male rape and male domestic abuse then there would be more widespread understanding, less stigma attached to the victims and… Continue reading Article Reblog: On Men Getting Raped

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Reblog: This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Reblogged from: LifeHacker Kristin Wong 6/29/16 7:30am Filed to: GRAMMARY 7319 Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a word that could easily be replaced with a stronger, more accurate word. This infographic tells… Continue reading Reblog: This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

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Reblog: How a Scene List Can Change Your Novel-Writing Life

Reblogged from: The Write Practice ~ by Monica M. Clark | 106 Comments By the end of this post you will have a nagging urge to use an excel spreadsheet. Don’t make that face—I know you’re a writer and not a data analyst.  Or if you are a data analyst—I get that you’re on this blog to get… Continue reading Reblog: How a Scene List Can Change Your Novel-Writing Life

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Reblog: The Reality That All Women Experience That Men Don’t Know About

Reblogged from: Good Men Project Men—here’s your chance to listen to what women deal with since a too-young age. So: Just. Listen. July 15, 2016 by Gretchen Kelly 477 Comments There’s this thing that happens whenever I speak about or write about women’s issues—things like dress codes, rape culture, and sexism. I get the comments:… Continue reading Reblog: The Reality That All Women Experience That Men Don’t Know About