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Your story’s adversary might come in many shapes or sizes. Most important, ensure that the conflict they present has a ...
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repressed emotions in characters
If a character is repressing an emotion, real-world behaviors can show it. Readers will catch on because they’ll recognize their ...
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Using Dysfunctional Behavior to Reveal Characters' Emotional Wounds
Giving characters painful backstory makes them feel credible to readers. But when it comes to describing what happened, many writers ...
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Writing coach Angela Ackerman discusses how influencers can help you market your book, how to identify potential influencers, and how ...
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Writing coach and author Angela Ackerman discusses techniques for identifying and connecting with your target reading audience ...
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business plan for writers
Your productivity and growth are a direct result of forming a business plan (and sticking to it); here are 7 ...
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