Author: addicted2edward

Writing Prompt: That Was Then…

Writing Prompt: That Was Then…

A well-developed character has a backstory, the events that happened in his life before the current story.  These past events helped shape the character into who he is today and influence his motivations and why he makes the decisions he does. Sometimes pieces of that backstory are important enough to pass along to the reader.  […]

Posted June 1, 2011 by addicted2edward in Writing / 11 Comments
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Say What? Writing Prompt Entries

Say What? Writing Prompt Entries

Here are the entries from the Say What? writing prompt: From our staff member Steph, an excerpt of her work-in-progress novel: http://clumzbella.wordpress.com/2011/04/01/novel-novice-dialogue-writing-prompt/ This excerpt is from an original story written by thejezbeljones: http://thejezebeljones.livejournal.com/1972.html This anonymous entry is also from an original story. I wrote this as part of an all-human Twilight fan fiction story: http://the2amwriter.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/teaser-unseen-scars/  (warning: language)  An original story […]

Posted May 16, 2011 by addicted2edward in Writing / 1 Comment
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Writing Prompt: Say What?

Writing Prompt: Say What?

Dialogue is key in any story.  But is your dialogue working for your story? Is it pulling its weight?  Dialogue in story should never be there for the sake of being there; it must always serve a purpose: convey information forward the plot illuminate character Here is a very simple example to illustrate how a […]

Posted April 1, 2011 by addicted2edward in Writing / 7 Comments
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