Tag Archives: Nathan Bransford

from memory to fiction

“. . . the act of imagination is bound up with memory.”                                                          What Moves at the Margin, Toni Morrison Memories make us who we are, dictate our actions, move us through the paths of our lives. Toni Morrison talks about how … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 1/6/10

On Monday’s post, from concept to story, I talked about theme, character, and point of view. I went surfing to find some links that explored these subjects in more depth than my short overview could give, and I found links … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 12/30/09

Prior to 2009 I had never attempted blogging, so this year was an opportunity for me to find my niche and see what types of posts people would like to read. I’ve found the experience to be rewarding on multiple … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers — 10/14/09

Events have slowed and the needle has moved out of my red zone, so things are back to normal here at helluo librorum. At least as normal as they ever get. In honor of Halloween and the scary month of … Continue reading

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congratulations to peter cooper!

One of my OWW friends and valued critique partners, Peter Cooper, has been selected by Nathan Bransford as the guest blogger for Thursday August 6, 2009! CONGRATULATIONS, PETER! Stop by Nathan’s blog next Thursday to read Peter’s post and be … Continue reading

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writing the novel synopsis

I suppose a subtitle for this subject could be: the writer’s bane. Actually the synopsis is not the terror everyone claims it to be, it’s just a matter of thinking about your novel differently. However, when most writers find they … Continue reading

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revision checklist

I know several writers who are enduring the same revision pains that I am experiencing right now.  I also know that many of you follow Nathan Bransford’s blog; however, for those out there who haven’t tuned in, Nathan has posted … Continue reading

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