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Crossing Physical Barriers: NYT Bestseller Interviews

The winner of Cynthia D’Alba’s giveaway, determined by Random.org, is Mary. Congratulations! Cynthia is waiting for you to contact her with your information. by Tiffany Lawson Inman Welcome to Part Three of Crossing Physical Barriers. Surprise! I’ve decided to add … Continue reading

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Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction – Part 2

By Tiffany Lawson Inman Well gosh, I started to write this blog and realized I jumped the gun during Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction Part One, when I opened these two topics: Emotional intensity of fictional fights The moment before … Continue reading

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Emotional Barriers in Fiction: Intro to Emotional Channels (Part Three)

Happy Turkey Day Eve! No time to talk turkey today – I know most of you need to get back to the last lap of NaNoWriMo. I am just going to jump right in with one of my favorite quotes … Continue reading

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King of Dramatic Impact: Don’t Skip This Key Element of Fiction!

by Tiffany Lawson Inman Going through life, we are always in a state of suspense. Mmmmm…yummy, suspense! According to Oxford dictionary: a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Life … Continue reading

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Seven Ways to Spark Your Writing with “Golden Lines”

by Fae Rowen On the plane home from Atlanta in July, I re-read my notes and handouts, highlighting tips that resonated with me as I prepared for a major edit on my WIP. When I participated in the UC Irvine … Continue reading

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Emotional Barrier in Fiction: After You Cross It, What’s Next? (Part Two)

Today Tiffany Lawson Inman is continuing the discussion of the emotional barrier in fiction. If you missed Part One on Wednesday, click here. We’re lucky not only to have Tiffany share her knowledge with us, but she’s giving away a … Continue reading

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Emotional Barrier in Fiction: Why is it so important for you to learn how to cross it? (Part One)

We are fortunate to get a double-dose of Tiffany Lawson Inman this week with her insights on the emotional barrier in fiction. Look for Part Two on Friday. Oh, and read on. Tiffany’s offering a “seat” for one lucky commenter … Continue reading

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Worse Than a Cliché

Welcome to the last Friday of the month with contributing word wizardess Tiffany Lawson Inman. We look forward to Tiffany’s magic to transform mundane writing to the realms of marvelous. And she’s donating a three-page edit to a very lucky … Continue reading

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Dialogue is King

By Tiffany Lawson Inman In theatre, dialogue is king. It is the lifeline of the story.  Character’s lines bouncing back and forth between each other.  Confiding, conspiring, commiserating, coercing, or caring.  Dialogue works to create emotion, conflict, show character, and … Continue reading

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13 Step Starter Guide to America’s Next Top…Novel?

by Tiffany Lawson Inman I know, I know. I usually get on here the last Friday of the month and stretch all of your neurons in 6 directions at once. (you are very welcome!)  Today’s post is a little different. … Continue reading

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