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Golden Bell Studios

Sometimes we have the opportunity to interview businesses dedicated to writing and creativity. Today’s interview is one of these, with a fantastic group of people who create children’s comic books for a living. How fun! First let us say how excited we are to support

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Writing Advice from a Publisher

Our advice comes to you today from Motherspider Publishing owner, Jennifer FitzGerald. She has some publishers advice for you.  Writing Advice from a Publisher Authors are a very different breed of people, in my opinion. As a micro-press owner, I have found the handling of authors


Friday Flasher: Paris, France

Welcome to the brand new Friday Flasher writing prompt. This is the space where the number of words you use to tell your story really matters! Every week we will offer you a new prompt. In 500 words or less, write a response using all

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Light at the end of the Tunnel

Welcome to the Darkroom where we open our photo album to you to help spark your creativity. Each week we offer a new photo, but the story is yours to write. The Rules, because there are always rules: 1. The photo is here to spark


Different Approaches Toward Christian Fiction

A friend of mine, Andrea who blogs at Into the Writer Lea, recently wrote about a topic that was quite interesting to me and really got me to thinking about a topic: What makes a Christian author “Christian”? She has covered that topic, along with


The Five Act Structure

Last week we looked at the Three Act Structure in this series about story structure. This week let’s look at the Five Act Structure. The Five Act Structure, also known as Freytag’s Pyramid, is a story structure commonly used when we look at things like

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Body Language and Communication


Pantslining: It’s all the Rage

In writing, the one complaint I hear above all others is “Do I have to have an outline?”  Pantsers (seat of the pants writers) would say no.  Outliners would say definitely.  I am more in the middle of the road and on my road, you

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