Planning A Novel: Are Storyboards Right for You?

There are different ways for people to plan out a novel. Some people write an outline. While others play it by ear. Some authors can write their characters so well that they let the story drive them.   With these methods, questions come up like: What’s this minor character’s last name again? Where did the backstory say this character was travelling…

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Why I Use Music in My Writing

I listen to my music as I clean the house. Soulful R &B blasts while I’m doing my hair. I perform dance sequences and sing along to my favourite Hip Hop joints in the shower. Alternative rock music wails as I’m driving. Motown hits swirl through my mind with the story ideas I’m typing on to my laptop. Pop…

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