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Overcoming Bumps, Blocks and Barricades

March 30th 2015

The journey to the end of a story can be littered with plot holes, hold-ups, plans that need constant revision and, worst of all, a complete blockade. Enthusiasm will only get you so far…’ LYNDA NASH shares some valuable strategies to help overcome the dreaded writer’s block.

Exercise: Characters in Hiding

June 13th 2012

If you are anything like me, the act of writing a first draft includes periods when the work is “sticky” and there is a feeling that the words are having to be forced to come out, a feeling that I am controlling the action.’ VANESSA GEBBIE sets an exercise with hidden characters.

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