Tag Archives: examples

Checklist or No Checklist? And What are the Questions?

Hi Everybody, In the last post we talked about how exposure to your characters’ feelings will help readers to care about them. I hope that today’s post, and the post following, will help you to know and understand your characters … Continue reading

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Tears in the Writer

Hi Everybody, I hope you enjoyed the last post from Nik Perring and will consider reading some of his fabulous stories. Flash Fiction is a form that’s fun to try, too. It will give you good practice in telling a … Continue reading

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Bring a Character Alive

Hi Everybody, I am now completely well and can get a new post to you. Thanks for hanging in there for me.  I would still love to hear anybody’s response to a question in my last post: What do you … Continue reading

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Character – Images and Impressions : Part II

In yesterday’s post we looked at what can go wrong if you add too much detail about your characters, what it is better to leave out and what you need to focus on. This post is a continuation, to show … Continue reading

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Character Do’s and Don’ts : Part 1

Hello everybody, We have had Spring Fling taking place in Dumfries and Galloway over the bank holiday weekend and I shall be telling you about that in an extra post shortly, but in the meantime here is the first of … Continue reading

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Filling in the Gaps

Problem: What about all the stuff I need to explain at the beginning, for my story to make sense. I can’t just leave it out, can I? A common problem for writers is believing that they need to provide certain … Continue reading

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One Story – Many Ways To Begin

In my last post I promised an extra post this week, in which I would take the list of possible ways to begin a story suggested by Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter, in their book, ‘What If?’, and give examples … Continue reading

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