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What’s Your Non-Fiction Voice?

Close up of a megaphone with text: How Well Do You Know Your Voice?

Even if we usually write fiction, we’ll likely write non-fiction sometimes. And when our fiction voice isn’t appropriate, we’ll need to develop a different style for non-fiction.

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April 25, 2019

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Make Characters Unique with Layering

Poster for Spider-Verse movie with text: Making Our Characters Unique

Somewhere along our learning curve as writers, we’re likely to come across the skill of layering. Layering can help us create unique characters, no matter how stereotypical or tropey they might be on the surface.

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January 10, 2019

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Beyond Visuals: How to “Show” with Other Senses

Two women walking blindfolded with text: Beyond the Limits of Visual Cues

The word showing obviously makes us think visually, but same as us, our characters experience the world through more than just their visual sense. What are our options for showing beyond visual descriptions? Can we create a deeper world by engaging other senses?

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August 14, 2018

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