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  1. Seared with Scars: Kahlil Gibran [Motivation Monday]


    April 15, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    There are several reasons to write characters with substantial, heartbreaking flaws. I’ll discuss a few more in another post soon, …
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  2. The Scariest Moment—Stephen King [Motivation Monday]


    April 8, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    I’m experiencing this terrifying moment with a novel concept I’ve been developing for about a month. I’ve written character backstories, …
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  3. Waiting for Perfection—Margaret Atwood [Motivation Monday]


    April 1, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    Let me introduce you, if you haven’t met already, to one of creativity’s most feared and lethal predators: the inner …
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  4. Words, Concrete, and Stacking Stories: 3 Tips for Writing Emotion in Fiction


    March 27, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    Great writing has emotion. It’s about being human in the most basic way. Simple enough, right? The tricky thing is …
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  5. Motivation Monday: Ideas in the Streets-Orson Scott Card

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    March 18, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    I discovered this quote over the weekend, and it describes perfectly what my last writing tip was about. Thank you, …
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  6. Motivation Monday: Speak the Truth-Henry David Thoreau


    March 11, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    Honestly, truth is why I write. It’s why I read, too. There are too many lies in this world. Too …
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  7. Writing Prompt: Inspiration from Observation (a Posh Man and a Red Scarf)


    March 7, 2013 by Nichole Eck

    Alright, everyone, here’s your first writing prompt! It’s based on yesterday’s post about observation and is short enough that you …
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