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Layering emotion into characters: Writing Pietas #writerslife #writers

What does layering emotion into characters mean? Isn’t writing: “No!” he screamed angrily telling instead of showing? Yes, it is. So how do you add emotion without telling the reader what the emotion is? Here’s how to show, not tell. To … Continue reading

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Fun Facts Solar Eclipse 2017 #solareclipse #eclipse2017

While researching the solar eclipse happening in 2017, I discovered some fun facts. Here they are, in no particular order. The last total solar eclipse in the continental United States was 38 years ago on Feb 26, 1979. The one … Continue reading

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Character Flaws: Narcissism, Writing Pietas #amediting #scifi

One way writers allow readers to connect with a hero is to give him serious character flaws. In  Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas, Pietas begins as an arrogant narcissist with a superiority complex. He is sooo above puny … Continue reading

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