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by JL Zenor
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: Map making
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Re: Map making

by JL Zenor
Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: An Analysis of The Simpsons
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: An Analysis of The Simpsons

Cool, glad I'm not the only one to find some use out of this. :D
by JL Zenor
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: An Analysis of The Simpsons
Replies: 2
Views: 155

An Analysis of The Simpsons

This is a long video that analyzes The Simpsons as it changed from the interesting and funny show it used to be, to something with lazy writing. From a writing perspective, this actually shows some tips on writing good humor that is more than easy humor with one liners, and shows how to write satire...
by JL Zenor
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: Short Story writing tips
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Short Story writing tips

Very true. While we do learn from just reading the stories, an intentional critique of it will help us get more out of it.
by JL Zenor
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: Short Story writing tips
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Short Story writing tips

I found this website that had some good tips on how to write a short story. Check it out! https://www.jerryjenkins.com/how-to-write-short-stories/?inf_contact_key=cb59e67c978e638648c7f84737e2e68cc17dd10fdcc131150806eda2ece5cd79 Do you have any tips that you would provide? We've written enough of the...
by JL Zenor
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: Coming up with magic systems
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Coming up with magic systems

I found this article to be really interesting regarding magic systems.

http://mythcreants.com/blog/how-to-crea ... ic-system/

What do you think? Have any more input, or other articles? I'd love to hear them.
by JL Zenor
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: So you want your story to be accepted...
Replies: 1
Views: 345

So you want your story to be accepted...

This is an open letter to everyone out there that wants to submit a story to an anthology, to an agent/publisher, or pretty much anywhere. If you don't care about your story, then why should anybody else? I know it takes a while to write a story (for most of us, at least), and editing is such a pain...
by JL Zenor
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: Forming the daily writing habit
Replies: 0
Views: 277

Forming the daily writing habit

Pretty much every professional writer says that writing daily is the key to successfully completing your book. I believe NaNoWriMo has helped prove that for me. So, among life and all the craziness, how do we form this daily writing habit? When do you steal minutes to write? What tools really help w...
by JL Zenor
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Marketing
Topic: Book Report
Replies: 0
Views: 417

Book Report

This is a neat tool for analyzing your KDP book sales and presenting them in a nice format for you.

It is free for those who make less than $1,000 a month on their KDP sales, and you get a free month trial or something like that. Anyway, check it out: https://www.getbookreport.com
by JL Zenor
Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Writing Tips and Discussion
Topic: Writing people with disabilities - Blindness
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Writing people with disabilities - Blindness

Continuing in our series of getting a glimpse in the life of those who live with disabilities, so we can write more interesting characters, here is a video I came across answering some questions about living with blindness.