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Young Adult Fiction and the Cliffhang...

Lately, I’ve been hearing lots of complaints about “cliffhangers” in young adult series–you...

Young Adult Fiction and the Cliffhanger…
posted on: Aug 16, 2013 | author: KristiCook

Powering Up Your Prose

So you’ve finished a draft of your manuscript. Congratulations! That’s an accomplishment scores of people dream of...

Powering Up Your Prose
posted on: Jun 5, 2013 | author: Amy Knupp

5 Common Problems in Your Young Adult...

Lately, I’ve been noticing a series of common problems popping up in a lot of young adult manuscripts (and even...

5 Common Problems in Your Young Adult Manuscript
posted on: Apr 5, 2013 | author: KristiCook

What Every Writer Ought to Know about...

Flashbacks are a scene or piece of a scene from a past time that is interjected into an ongoing story. They are...

What Every Writer Ought to Know about Flashbacks in Fiction
posted on: Jul 11, 2012 | author: Lori Devoti

Motivation Reaction Units – for...

When I first started writing, I’d never heard of a motivation reaction unit (MRU). What I did know, though, was...

Motivation Reaction Units – for pacing and character building
posted on: May 23, 2011 | author: Lori Devoti

Six Ways to Add Suspense to Any Book

There are a lot of ways to build suspense and add tension to your works of fiction. Here are six of my favorites....

Six Ways to Add Suspense to Any Book
posted on: May 2, 2011 | author: Lori Devoti

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