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Feedback: Backstory & Process

Today we have listener feedback on backstory and process.

Resources Mentioned
The Never Game by Jeffrey Deaver
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
The History of Middle-Earth by J.R.R. Tolkien
The History of the Lord of the Rings (4 volume set nested within the History of Middle Earth) by J.R.R. Tolkien
Writing the Blockbuster Novel by Albert Zuckerman

Questions 652: Grammar Gold

Caine asks: “Is there one gold standard for perfect grammar in fiction, or does it vary by publisher? Is there a guide or software to help?”

Resources Mentioned:
Strunk & White’s Elements of Style
Grammar Girl
Grammarly.com

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Questions 649: Writers and Bipolar

Alli asks: “Some of my most productive creative periods happened during a manic bipolar phase. Now that I’m stable, how can I get my mojo back?”

The Secret Life of the Mannic-Depressive
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament by Kay Redfield Jamison

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