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I know you don't watch me walk away I know you don't watch me walk away I know you don’t watch me walk away. I know you don’t press your forehead against the double glass to keep me in your sight. There is no straining for that one last look, no time suspended in the final unblinking stare. You don’t stay with me until I am just another city glow fading in to night. Tonight I have said I don’t want to do this anymore.
Archetype: The Fiction Writer's Guide to Psychology Archetype: The Fiction Writer's Guide to Psychology Maybe your character needs psychotherapy and you're wondering what goes on behind the closed doors of the therapist's office. Maybe you need to know how to make the psychologist in your fiction sound like a real shrink . Or maybe you're just looking for the psychology behind a really great villain , or wish you could ask a real clinician your psychology questions . You're in the right place! Can't find the psychological information you need on the site?
| A. Victoria Mixon, Editor Elizabeth Spann Craig is well-known in the online writing community for her Writers Knowledge Base—the Search Engine for Writers, where she maintains links to all the best posts on writing online, and her weekly Twitterific post, rounding up the weeks’ exchange of writing posts through Twitter on her blog, Mystery Writing is Murder. But that’s not all—not even half! Because Elizabeth’s understanding of writing craft is based solidly in her popular mystery series, published through Penguin and her own imprint: the Memphis Barbeque Mystery series with Penguin/Berkley under the pseudonym Riley Adams, the Southern Quilting Mystery series with Penguin/NAL, and the Myrtle Clove series with Midnight Ink.

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Write to Done | Unmissable articles on writing Do you find yourself struggling to write? Sometimes, negative thoughts make it difficult for us to write. As writers, part of our job seems to be to struggle against ourselves. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. You can’t avoid the struggle, but it doesn’t have to paralyze you from doing the work you love. You can fight these negative thoughts – and writer’s block – using a few proven techniques.

Write to Done | Unmissable articles on writing

If you read blogs about writing, or follow writers on Twitter, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the word “NaNoWriMo” recently. In case not – NaNoWriMo is short for “National Novel Writing Month”. It takes place every November, where writers all over the world (256,618 last year) aim to write a 50,000 word novel in just 30 days. 4 Reasons You Should Do NaNoWriMo … and 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t 4 Reasons You Should Do NaNoWriMo … and 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t

12 Character Writing Tips for Fiction Writers

12 Character Writing Tips for Fiction Writers Character writing tips. Characters are the heart and soul of every story. Almost every great story is about people.
Exercises for Fiction Writers - Page 2

Exercises for Fiction Writers - Page 2

English 50 – Intro to Creative Writing: Exercises for Story Writers More Exercises: Write the first 250 words of a short story, but write them in ONE SENTENCE. Make sure that the sentence is grammatically correct and punctuated correctly. This exercise is intended to increase your powers in sentence writing. Write a dramatic scene between two people in which each has a secret and neither of them reveals the secret to the other OR TO THE READER.

Absolute Write | Write hard. Write true. And write on.

Guest Post by Francesca StaAna Wondering why your articles aren’t getting a lot of views or clicks? Stressing about the fact that you’re not getting enough repeat clients? You might be committing these deadly freelance writing mistakes: Absolute Write | Write hard. Write true. And write on.
Quick Contents Introduction General remarks What's normal?Reactions to injury - including emotional reactions, fainting and shock. Minor injuries - such as bruises, grazes and sprains Head injuries - from black eyes to severe concussions Broken bones Dislocated jointsCutting and Piercing - for various locations, including blood loss symptoms and figures. Blunt trauma - getting hit, internal injuries.Burns - including electrical burns Hostile environments - such as extreme cold and heat, oxygen deprivation and exposure to vacuum. References - useful websites. Writing Realistic Injuries

Writing Realistic Injuries

BlaBlaMeter - Bullshit detection tool BlaBlaMeter - how much bullshit hides in your text? PR-Experts, politicians, ad writers or scientists need to be strong here!BlaBlaMeter unmasks without mercy how much bullshit hides in any text. A useful tool for everyone involved in writing!

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