Monthly Archives: June 2011

Write Your Story Like a Top Chef and Achieve Unity of Opposites

Why am I so addicted to Top Chef? Or, for that matter, any of the reality chef shows like Iron Chef or Chopped? After all, cooking shows have been around forever. This is one of those times where the reality … Continue reading

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How to Frustrate Your Character in Every Scene

My current manuscript in first person, so the reader hears everything the protagonist thinks. Yet, as I’m revising the pages, I notice a recurring trend in my writing. Each time my protagonist runs into a complication, she thinks ‘Crap.’ That … Continue reading

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