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"Texture in Fiction Writing"

pdf logo Good use of 'texture' in our fiction writing provokes an emotional response in our readers. Readers recognise well-textured writing when they see it – but what actually is it?

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posted: 3rd January 2016, from 24/10/15 meeting of the Inspirations Writers' Group


"Planning a Story"

pdf logo Planning a story can help to ensure that a dream becomes a finished piece of writing!

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posted: 21st December 2015


"What Makes A Good Story?"

pdf logo There is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way of writing, although there is ‘bad’ writing that most people wouldn’t want to read. A Good Story is one that our readers judge to have been ‘good’ – there is no other measure. The trick is to write 'good stories'!

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posted: 27th October 2015


"Writing Styles"

pdf logo A writer is on top form when we can identify their unique Voice, so how do we develop our own Voice?

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posted: 24th September 2015


"Keeping Control Of Your Characters"

pdf logo Well-written characters can come to have a special meaning for us at an emotional level - The trick is to create well-written characters.



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posted: 21st August 2015


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