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How to Easily Write Incredible Characters

The main reason we love stories? Great characters. Characters are addicting - they hook your readers into the world, and create an immersive, unforgettable experience.  So how do you write a great character?  How do you craft a living, breathing person from...

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Writing Goals: The 2020 Ultimate Guide

Writing Goals: The 2020 Ultimate Guide

Do you want to achieve your wildest writing goals in 2020?  Then you’ve come to the right place.  I’m about to give you a complete strategy for setting your most important writing goals in 2020... and how to actually reach them. Here's the overview of what...

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89+ Outstanding Gift Ideas for Writers and Storytellers

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Need great gift ideas for a writer? Wouldn’t it be great if there was some giant, massive, so-big-it-could-serve-as-a-second-moon list of outstanding gift ideas for the writer in your life? You got it. This is the ultimate guide to gift ideas for writers. This list...

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The Ultimate Guide to Writing Extraordinary Heroes

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Extraordinary Heroes

How do you write a hero who stands out? Not any ordinary hero... ...we're talking about writing a hero who is... Inspiring Full of character So addicting your readers will beg for sequels... This article will give you a firm grasp on how to write a truly engaging...

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13 Smart Shortcuts to Write Brilliant Characters

13 Smart Shortcuts to Write Brilliant Characters

Everybody loves reading about a smart character who wields her intelligence like a battle-axe. But actually writing a smart character?  And building out a believable, yet rewarding, arc for geniuses?  That's no easy feat.  So I've sketched out some "shortcuts" to help...

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7 Secrets to Powerful Character Motives

7 Secrets to Powerful Character Motives

Armed with these seven secrets, you’ll have a much easier time creating characters that feel alive.

Your readers will cheer for them, feel every failure, and won’t be able to put your books down.

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