Tag Archives: writing

Questions 394: To Swear or Not to Swear

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JR asks:  “How do I convey that characters are swearing, if the publisher won’t allow swear words?”

Resources:

Suave Rob’s Rough-n-Ready Rugrat Rapture
The Door into Summer
The Naked and The Dead
The Stuff of Thought

Questions 387: Nanowrimo, and the Shape of Stories

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Kelson asks:  “Are you doing Nanowrimo this year, and  what new tools/resources can you recommend?”

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Resources:
Kurt Vonnegut’s Shapes of Stories lecture
Six Main Arcs in Storytelling

Questions 381: Iterating Ideas Through Genre

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Chris asks: “How do I know if I’ve picked the right genre for a particular idea?”

Resources Mentioned

By His Bootstraps
All You Zombies
Predestination
Door Into Summer