Category Archives: authorial control

  1. Fear and Trembling and the Writing Process

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    April 7, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    We’re reading the Romantics now in Brit Lit. One of the drums they beat (and they beat a lot of …
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  2. Playing Tag: 3 attribution alternatives for cleaner dialogue

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    February 23, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    Attributing quotation to the right speaker is essential for clarity, but the traditional tag (he said…she said…said the butler) is …
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  3. A Present Tense Confessional

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    February 21, 2018 by bradcharlesbeals

    Recently I concluded that the novel I’m working on would work better in the past tense, so I spent a …
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  4. 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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