Monthly Archives: March 2018

  1. Ups and Downs and Louds and Softs

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    March 31, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    “This writing that you do, that so thrills you, that so rocks and exhilarates you, as if you were dancing …
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  2. 10 Tools for Writer’s Block

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    March 27, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    A car not starting is a car problem requiring a car solution. I understand that that’s stupidly obvious, but still, …
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  3. Epistolaries at Dawn

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    March 20, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    Imitating another writer’s voice (as I wrote about here) requires time spent in the work of that writer, but picking …
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  4. Two (more) Uses for the Indirect Quote

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    March 13, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    To speak or not to speak — that is the question.  Last week I looked at the indirect quote as …
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  5. Indirect Quotation as a Breather

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    March 10, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    For the bi-lingual, speaking in the second language can be tiring. There’s a scene in John LeCarre’s novel The Russia …
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  6. Fiction and Random Things

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    March 6, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    verisimilitude: n; the appearance or semblance of truth.   From our puny perspectives, the world around us is everyday filled with the …
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