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Write As If You Were a Movie Director

by Tim Kane Movies cost about $40 per minute. A director won’t waste time filming someone going into a new location only to pause and think. Or talk to someone for a few minutes. Or get in his car to … Continue reading

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Names Have Power

by Tim Kane Every time you use character names in your writing, you are hitting your readers full in the face with power. The goal is to cut out as many names as possible. This seems counter-intuitive. You think: but … Continue reading

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How to Write Different Types of Fiction

by Tim Kane Certain types of fiction call for different writing styles. These aren’t hard and fast rules. They’re simply what has worked well. Check them over and know them before journeying off on your own writing path. Genre Fiction … Continue reading

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He Thought, She Thought: Tricks to Interior Monologue

by Tim Kane The debate between a first-person and third-person narrator can get heated. The key advantage to first-person is the total and complete access to the protagonist’s thoughts. But say you opt for third person, that doesn’t mean you … Continue reading

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