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Crafting a Search Scene

After finishing a chapter this afternoon I paced around the house, deep in thought. It wasn’t writer’s block (since we know that’s a myth), I just needed to find some way to write a scene where my characters searched for something without boring the reader to tears. Picture this situation – you have a couple […]

How NOT to write a short story

Certainly there are thousands of other pieces of advice that writers can give about making better short stories, but avoiding the pitfalls in this post helped me write some of my best short stories ever.