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Day 20: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Story Plot, Conflict & Resolution

On Day 11 and Day 12, I posted a short story for the purpose of showing you how I edit a story.  Here I finish my discussion of the story and will be talking about the plot, the conflict in … Continue reading

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Day 19: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Short Story Setting

My blog posts on Day 11 and Day 12 were two halves of a short story, written quickly to use as an example for editing. Here, I would like to discuss setting. The setting of a story discusses where the … Continue reading

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Day 15: 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Editing a Story – Characters

On days 11 and 12 I published two halves of a story. This story was written for the purpose of showing you what I do when I edit. I have deliberately published a first draft, with very little editing apart … Continue reading

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Day 11: 30 Day Blogging Challenge: A Story, Part 1

The Old House on the Hill The estate agent turned the key in the lock. The key was large, wrought iron and it took her two goes to turn it. The heavy lock clicked open. The woman, smart and professional, … Continue reading

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Day 10 30 Day Blogging Challenge – Writing Prompts

A writing prompt is something that is designed to spark a story or poem in you. There are ideas all around us everyday, but it is important to tune your brain up in order to notice them. Writing is almost … Continue reading

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Meet Keith Havers – The Creative Writer Interview

Keith Havers is a short story writer who has had stories published in Take a Break’s Fiction Feast, That’s Life (Australia), The Weekly News, People’s Friend and The Lincolnshire Echo. He also has a short story published in the charity … Continue reading

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Book Review – Creative Writing: The Essential Guide by Tim Atkinson

Published by Need2Know Thinking of starting a career in creative writing? Then this book might be for you. It is easy reading and at just over 100 pages, not too long. As an introduction to the world of creative writing, … Continue reading

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