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How much truth is there in Fiction?

It appears to me that one must start with a truth and then let the imagination take over to be able to write a fictional story. One starts with a true fact and then the question – What if something … Continue reading

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Should writing be a punishment?

I recently read that an author of repute thought writing was an exhausting struggle. Others found the process painful and think of it as running a marathon. I asked myself – Why do they do it, if it is so … Continue reading

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What happens when you are stumped and cannot move forward?

  Recently I was in this situation. I made a list of characters and their actions throughout the novel. I was happy with their progress, but when I looked at the end of each list, I couldn’t decide what their … Continue reading

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Should you use your own life experiences when writing?

When you begin to write you imagine everyone reading your story will immediately think that the character is you. You clam up because you don’t want to tell everybody how you feel. After all what you think and feel is … Continue reading

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