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Weekly Writing Roundup – September 29

This week’s roundup is all about fantasy, as our top picks bring you: David J. Peterson at Unbound Worlds, and his amazingly in-depth guide to Creating a Fantasy Language. Weapons expert Benjamin Sobiek’s 6 Tips for Writing Fantasy Weapons. Hannah Collins, who isn’t horsing around with her guide to Everything a Fantay Author Needs to […]

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Weekly Writing Roundup – September 15

A smorgasbord of superb writing insights awaits you in this week’s roundup, including: Fred Johnson, revealing why modern gaming is far more than child’s play in What Video Games Can Teach You About Storytelling. The Writer’s Ally, with The Secret to Impressing Big Agents and Publishers. Standout Books, offering a impressively smart method for building […]

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6 Non-Fishy Ways to Plant Red Herrings in Your Story

One of the most important and entertaining parts of any mystery novel is when the reader is led astray by clues sprinkled throughout the story, ensuring the climax is truly surprising. A ‘red herring’ is an idiom that describes a logical fallacy whereby the reader is distracted by seemingly plausible, though ultimately irrelevant, diversionary tactics. […]

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