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Novel With Me- Finding your theme

Hello and welcome to Novel With Me. The series which takes you on a writing journey from start to finish. Today we’re talking about the theme of your novel. What is it, how do I find it, and is it important to have one? Because seriously, I have never worried about themes before. I couldn’t… Continue reading Novel With Me- Finding your theme

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On Writing Advice, or Why the rules don’t exist

If I asked you to write down ten pieces of writing advice, you'd be able to finish that list in a matter of minutes. Every writer has looked up some sort of writing advice during their journey. Perhaps multiple times. But there is an inherent problem with writing advice that needs addressing. I don't know… Continue reading On Writing Advice, or Why the rules don’t exist

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Novel With Me- How to structure a trilogy (and any other ‘-logy.’

Hello everyone, and welcome to novel with me. The series which takes you on a writing journey from start, to finish. Today we’re going to talk about how to plot a series. Last time we spoke about different ways to structure your novel. Those plot structures are suitable for standalone novels, and while you can… Continue reading Novel With Me- How to structure a trilogy (and any other ‘-logy.’

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Novel With Me- Three ways to structure your novel

Hello, and welcome to Novel With Me. The series which takes you on a writing journey from start, to finish. Today I will be talking about three methods to help you structure your novel: Dan Harmon's story cricle The Hero's Journey K.M Weiland's 3 act method. For the corresponding video, click here Dan Harmon's story… Continue reading Novel With Me- Three ways to structure your novel

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Novel With Me- basic plotting techniques

Hello everyone, and welcome to Novel With Me. The series which takes you on a writing journey from start, to finish. Today, we’re moving on from planning, to plotting. And we’re going to start with plotting your novel. You can view the accompanying video here. Yes, this is more for the planners than the pantsers.… Continue reading Novel With Me- basic plotting techniques

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Novel With Me- Characters #2

Hey everyone, and welcome to novel with me. The series which takes you on a writing journey from start to finish. Today we’re going to continue our talk on characters. If you would like more detailled information, you can watch the video here. Now, your character isn’t just their values and goals and personality. There… Continue reading Novel With Me- Characters #2

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You ever feel alone in a crowded room? I have. I'm feeling it right now. It's an almost constant feeling I have within the writing community. That's not to say the writing community isn't a fantastic place to be, it is. (Well, most of the time.) But it's a very difficult road to navigate and… Continue reading