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First Thoughts

“Our first thoughts on starting a story are always wrong.” Richard Peck “The work itself will teach you” — this old Estonian proverb says it all about improving our craft: We learn to write by writing. Still, along with playing … Continue reading

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Writer’s Intuition

“We are writing survival manuals masquerading as entertainment.” “A story is an epiphany acted upon, a world you can hold in your hands — one with a coherent shape to offset the chaos in the lives of your readers.” Richard … Continue reading

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