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WCW: Crafting the Perfect Chapter – It’s Elementary, My Dears

*This is an expanded edition of my guest blog post to Southern Writer’s Magazine on December 14, 2016. Crafting the Perfect Chapter – It’s Elementary, My Dears     Before becoming a stay-at-home-mom, I taught fifth-grade students to analyze writing. I hadn’t given much thought to applying what I taught to my own writing until… Continue reading WCW: Crafting the Perfect Chapter – It’s Elementary, My Dears

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Writing Craft Wednesday:Writing in the Male POV – Part 3

I am a woman. I think like a woman. I write like a woman. But what if I want to write like a man? If men are so straightforward and simple, shouldn’t it be easy to write in their point of view? Apparently not.   After my first failed attempt, I dove into researching how to… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday:Writing in the Male POV – Part 3

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Writing Craft Wednesday:Writing in the Male POV – Part 2

Fitzwilliam Darcy Thor   Two great swoon-worthy heroes, and who doesn’t love a swoon-worthy hero? As a writer, I strive to make my heroes the type that makes you swoon despite their flaws.   After learning the devastating truth, that my hero was a girly-man, I sought out to learn how to better craft the… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday:Writing in the Male POV – Part 2

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Writing Craft Wednesday: Writing in the Male POV – Part 1

  “So God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female.” – Genesis 1:27   And boy did he create the differently. Ever heard of the book Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus? I personally have never read the book, but… Continue reading Writing Craft Wednesday: Writing in the Male POV – Part 1