Category: Special Feature

Perfection Is Overrated

There was an author in the 1920s who wrote 60,000 words a week. I wish I could remember his name. He wrote pulp, he pushed it out as quickly as he could, and the moment it left his typewriter, it was out of his hands. It went to an editor who tailored it to the…
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July 8, 2017 0

Celebrate Today

July 4th Light the fires, Kick the tires, We’re going on a trip. Meet us down on Lake Shore Drive, We’ll sail our tiny ship.          A day upon the lake sounds fine, Let’s pack some food and bring some wine. We’ll drink and grill on deck, All our friends will come along, We’ll even…
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July 4, 2017 2

Understanding Static Characters

Most of this month has been focused on character development. One of the greatest forms of character development is a lack of any development at all: The static character. This is not a flat character, a character which lacks interesting traits and therefore remains the same. This is a character that, when given the chance…
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June 30, 2017 0
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