Tag Archives: Wired for Story

Dog-Eared Pages on First Drafts

“But remember, there’s a huge difference between ‘trying hard’ (which you want to do) and ‘trying to make it perfect from the first word on’ (which is impossible and just might shut you down). The goal [with first drafts] isn’t … Continue reading

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Focus on Story: Intrigue on Page One

I am terribly introspective most days, but there are moments–plenty–when my attention span runs short. Too much coffee, too many things to do, too short on time for all that “doing,” I have to force myself to slow down. Take a … Continue reading

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Monthly Writing Prompt: Know When to Break The Rules

As humans, we are natural storytellers. For me, certain images and smells strike me hard: tapping a memory, pulling me back into time, and demanding that I form those memories into something I can share. Lisa Cron (WIRED FOR STORY) explains … Continue reading

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