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Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Writing Your Blog | 0 comments

What’s the Point of a Writer’s Blog?

So, you’re a writer – or you’d like to be.

But do you really need to have a blog?

Wouldn’t it be better to use your precious ‘writing time’ working on your novel, or creating non-fiction articles to sell, instead of spending all your time building up a blog that won’t make you an income?

Many writers feel they will look amateurish without any online presence. but they don’t want to spend every waking moment adding blog posts and answering comments. Others find that blogging is the writing they enjoy most!

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Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Find Ideas, Writing Fiction | 0 comments

Doorways to Writing: How Characters Experience Changes

A golden arch to a magical world.

The smug, newly-painted door to a neat suburban house.

A mysterious wooden door in the side of a hill.

Doorways can have a key significance in writing, because the act of passing through a doorway is more than the move from one place to another; it can also be the change from one state to another. The hidden door under the ivy in The Secret Garden, the wardrobe door in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and the tiny door in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland all make the most of this possibility.

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