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What are Morning Pages? What are the Benefits? | Journaling #1

I wanted to begin my journaling series with something anyone can do. Something that even after 21 days of my month-long journaling challenge, I have gained so much from. What are Morning Pages? The concept of morning pages comes from Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way and the idea is expanded upon in The Miracle of

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How to Write Every Day

In the month of November, many seasoned, regular, and first-time writers come together for NaNoWriMo. Their goal is to write 50,000 words in November. This is entirely possible, even with a full-time job, especially if you’re a student or work part-time. I have had my own troubles with writing NaNoWriMo but I’ve written about them

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Free Fantasy Setting Worldbuilding Template

Here is a list of items to think about when creating your fantasy world. You do not have to know everything on the list, your reader certainly doesn’t. Pick the things that seem the most interesting and design them in detail. I hope it’s useful! Also, I have a link to a word document of

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Worldbuilding #2: The Importance of Character

I am a huge fan of the way Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ trilogy does not rely on the importance of character. This may seem like an odd introduction to a post about the importance of character, however I just wanted to iterate that I believe good books have been written, and can still be written, where this

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How to Create Realistic and Interesting Characters for Your Stories

Imagine you are your character. I will be Li, a 25(ish) year-old woman, currently living in Wolverhampton, England. Creating this base for your character is important. She has a name, age, and general setting. These are the three first things to base everything else about your character and your story on. The character’s name gives

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