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

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    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]

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    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]

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    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

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    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

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    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)

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    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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