1. The Central Static Character

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    November 15, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    A few years ago I wrote here that as writers we shouldn’t be afraid of leaving a character static as …
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  2. Where to Begin…Lord of the Flies

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    November 11, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    Lord of the Flies by William Golding Book beginnings have always fascinated me. Maybe it was the opening of Genesis …
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  3. Voice and the elusive 2nd person

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    November 8, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    Narrative voice refers to the different forms that point of view can take in story telling.┬áMost fiction, whether classic or …
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  4. Cure for writer’s block

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    October 11, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    Knowledge. That’s the cure for writer’s block. Knowledge. And here’s the first thing you need to know: THAT THERE’S NO …
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  5. Always the last to know

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    September 29, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    If you looked at everything I’ve posted about writing, you’d think Annie Dillard and I were good friends. I quote …
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  6. Blood Bound Promo Video

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    September 24, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    This was fun to make (and a LOT harder than I imagined).

  7. Where to begin…Bel Canto

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    September 6, 2016 by bradcharlesbeals

    Bel Canto by Ann Patchett It’s the compounding effect of implied questions that pulls me through the first two paragraphs …
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