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Body Language Basics

In any story, half of the information given to the reader is never spoken out loud.  It's body language, and body language can tell your reader what your character is doing and how they feel about it. Smiling for example.  There are many kinds of smiles and each one tells something different about what the

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Writing With Color

So the same old reds and greens are giving you the blues. You want to make your settings more vibrant, but you just don't know where to start. Wake up, and open your eyes. Color is everywhere, and it's the easiest way to add a little pizzazz to an otherwise bland description. Choose the right

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