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Writing Alchemy Puts an End to Those %$#$(@ First Drafts

by Kendra BonnettJune 21, 2012
Writing Alchemy Puts an End to Those %$#$(@ First Drafts

Anne Lamott, the author of Bird by Bird, is the inspiration for today’s post about incorporating detail into your writing…and where to find it.

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Practice Your Writing by Storytelling: 5 Sources of Inspiration

by Kendra BonnettJune 17, 2012
Practice Your Writing by Storytelling: 5 Sources of InspirationPractice Your Writing by Storytelling: 5 Sources of Inspiration

Make your writing practice sessions pay off. Use Ray Bradbury as your writing inspiration.

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Memoir Writing Tip: Remembering a Character Using Writing Alchemy

by Kendra BonnettApril 13, 2012
Memoir Writing Tip: Remembering a Character Using Writing Alchemy

Kendra remembers a beloved friend who gave his love unconditionally. A study in character development.

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Writing Alchemy: I Think Hemingway Would Have Approved

by Kendra BonnettMarch 27, 2012
Writing Alchemy: I Think Hemingway Would Have Approved

Matilda and Kendra are pleased to introduce Writing Alchemy: How to Write Fast and Deep. Learn about the book and how you can save money when you pre-order today.

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Memoir Writing Tip: Dynamic Set Design

by Kendra BonnettMarch 17, 2012
Memoir Writing Tip: Dynamic Set Design

Enjoying St. Patrick’s Day, warm weather and contemplating the changing seasons.

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Memoir Writing Tip: Using Internal Conflict to Show Motivation and Behavior

by Kendra BonnettMarch 9, 2012
Memoir Writing Tip: Using Internal Conflict to Show Motivation and BehaviorMemoir Writing Tip: Using Internal Conflict to Show Motivation and Behavior

That cartoon angel and devil on your shoulder is just a metaphor for the internal conflict that leads to actions. Put this to work in your memoir writing to show your readers the process leading to decision. It’s a great way to show motivation and behavior.

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Memoir Writing Tip: Deconstruction and the Art of the Reveal

by Kendra BonnettMarch 5, 2012
Memoir Writing Tip: Deconstruction and the Art of the Reveal

Sue William Silverman is the inspiration for today’s post about characters and the art of revealing the personality and motivation.

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