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Posts tagged ‘NaNo 2013’

N is for Naming

By Jennie Goloboy Science fiction and fantasy has a long and proud tradition of incredibly stupid character names. (My “favorite”: Bink, from Piers Anthony’s A SPELL FOR CHAMELEON.…

L is for Listening

By Laura Zats Writing is often a very solitary endeavor. However, if you’re smart, you probably have people to help you by giving you feedback. First,…

K is for Kryptonite

By Dawn Frederick     There’s nothing more exciting than being inspired. Being inspired to write a book, let alone create new worlds and characters is the…

H is for Heart

By Laura Zats Agents are lucky. We get to choose who we work with. It means we can surround ourselves with a whole group of like-minded,…

G is for Genre

By Laura Zats I’m always telling authors to read outside the genre that they write in. Usually, it’s with a little bit of exasperation and accompanied…