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Getting Crafty: Understanding the Anatomy of a Scene, by Lori Ann Palma

Like most writing novices, I set out to write my first manuscript while having no knowledge of how to structure a novel. My first attempts focused on characters who walked and talked, but generally accomplished nothing. Like robots without programming, … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Books on Writing You Need to Own, by Lori Ann Palma

On my journey to becoming a writer, I’ve read a lot of books on the craft of fiction—some good, some not so good. Without a formal education in creative writing or a degree in English, I’ve relied on “how-to” books … Continue reading

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