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Short and Sweet Advice for Writers – Break Your Story Down to Build It Up.

This blog post is awesome.
It provides a tool which you can use to finish your own project.
I definitely need to give it a try 🙂

Live to Write - Write to Live

VW bug cutawayWhen we read a finished story, whether a thousand-word piece of flash fiction of a thousand-page novel, we perceive it as whole. It’s similar to the way we see each other. You don’t think of your friend as a collection of distinct elements. You don’t perceive her as a particular combination of skin and hair and eyes, scarf and jeans and shoes. You don’t see the individual bones, muscles, or cells that make up her body. You don’t consciously perceive all the discrete events and experiences that make up her personality and character. You just see Jane.

Stories are like that. We experience a story as the sum total of its parts. And, as with a person, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Still, those parts are there. Without them the person or the story would not exist, at least not in the form you perceive.

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Blogging and Self Publishing

Let's Get VisibleSince I’m unable to put down any words for my book at work these days I decided to peek in to the next step.

Going through different blogs out on WP i stumbled across a jewel for anyone wanting to self publish. I don’t know what route I’ll be taking yet, but here’s something you all might find usefull.

David Gaughran, thank you for sharing this with the world 🙂

Please check out his blog if you want to know more about self publishing:  Blogging & Self Publishing.