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Writing craft and heroes

As I continue revising my WIP, I’ve been reading a lot of books on plot and craft. Some focus on the story logic of Hollywood movies, like Save the Cat by Blake Snyder or Screenwriting Tricks for Authors by Alexandra … Continue reading

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I am a Viking leprechaun

In my early teen years, I became really interested in genealogy. I worked on my family tree, wrote to relatives I hadn’t met before, and even looked up ancestors in the Library of Congress. My family roots, like those of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

As part of the revision of my WIP, I’m thinking about changing some character names. Why? Well, I admit that while I had a few ideas about names when I started, those ideas changed a lot over the course of … Continue reading

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