Happy Anniversary! | What I’ve Learned In My First Year Of Blogging

This past week officially marked one who year since I launched my blog! It’s taken me some time to truly get into the swing of things, but I think I can say I’m starting to find my footing in the blogosphere. To celebrate, I’m sharing a handful of things I’ve picked up in this first […]

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The Cutting Room Floor Philosophy | How Book-to-Film Adaptions Can Help You Edit Your Novel

Before we get started, let me warn you this is a spoiler-heavy post discussing the following adaptions (in no particular order): Twilight Catching Fire Divergent My Sister’s Keeper It Pride and Prejudice (1995) Poldark In a previous post discussing Overwriters and Underwriters, I touched briefly on the removal of extraneous scenes in the editing process. […]

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Behind The Scenes Of Publishing | A Collaborative Post

With the holiday season quickly approaching and being shoved in our faces anytime we go into a store or turn on certain radio stations after November 1, so too comes the image of the family dinner table. The stress of establishing what you’re doing for the holidays and trying to make sure everyone is all […]

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Overwriters and Underwriters (and Finding the Balance Between Them)

A few weeks ago, I did a series of posts discussing Planners, Pantsers, and Plantsers. As I was working on those, I started thinking about other categories writers might sort themselves into: Overwriters and Underwriters. Both terms relate to a writer’s word count (a topic I have some opinions towards and wrote a post about […]

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Organizing Your Oeuvre | A Quick Guide To Compiling A Series Bible

When crafting a series, it’s important to keep track of the details, especially as the story evolves over time. In the world of television, one of the most useful assets to any team of writers is the Show Bible. A Show Bible, which can also be called a Story Bible or Series Bible, acts as […]

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