Writing Tips

Artist Draws Himself by J.V. Rivard
The Big Switch – Writing Outside Your Genre
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Award-winning author, J.B. Rivard provides tips on writing outside your genre, based on his experience writing Low on Gas–High on Sky, a nonfiction book of narrative history.

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Using Dialogue to Bring Your Story to Life
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After over 20 years of working on my writing, I have learned that dialogue is the most important tool available when telling a story. We can use the dialogue to describe, inform, show action, establish mood, and even portray the personalities of our characters. In short, the dialogue brings the story alive for the reader. For this reason, it is so important to create a balanced amount of dialogue that will move the plot forward and make the characters real.

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Storyboards – Not Just for your Book’s Storyline…
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Many writers use storyboards to map their stories. But I wasn’t one of them. Somehow my stories map out in my mind before I even write them.

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