Month: July 2012

BS aka Backstory – Part 2

Last week I blogged about scattering smidgens of backstory throughout a story. I received an email from a reader who wanted further explanation about what backstory is. Not being a writer, she’d never heard the term.  I love… Read More

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What my high school reunion taught me about writing BACKSTORY

Sitting at a table at my high school reunion recently, this thought struck me: “This is how backstory should work.” Huh, you say. Let me explain. I’ve know most of the people at my high school reunion more… Read More

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Secret Lives of Bookmarks

This makes me want to be a bookmark. How about you? Thanks, Passive Guy for sharing.

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Vanishing Time, Scary Fires, and Happy Endings

One day I’m writing a blog post and it’s May. Suddenly it’s July 1st. Where’d June go?  Life was too busy to even notice, but I can tell you there was a whole lot of moving going on. … Read More

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