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POSTCARDS ABOUT STORYLINES

Tips for writing good story endings

From Suzanne Lieurance

The perfect ending of a story is really important because it is often what people remember most. That’s because a good ending ties everything together and leaves the reader feeling satisfied. To write good story endings, keep these tips in mind.

Who’s afraid of the Big, Blank Page?

Sent by Angie Noll

Little Red Riding Hood might have been afraid of the Big Bad Wolf, but writers are often terrified of something far more innocuous… a simple piece of white paper (or blank screen) facing them.

Resisting the Lure of a Shiny New Story

By Alexia Adams

Once you start to write, you’ll likely find story ideas flood your mind. A phrase, a photo, an overheard snippet of conversation, almost anything can spark our imagination. After all, that’s what make us writers in the first place. But these bright ideas can lead us down a dark path. If not carefully managed, all these wonderful plots can stop us from achieving our overriding goal—finishing a story through to ‘The End’.

Breathe in your word count, breathe out excuses not to write

By Susan Colleen Browne

There’s loads of advice out there on ways to prioritize your writing. Or how to develop the discipline to pump out those 500 or 1,000 or 5,000 words each day like successful authors do. Sometimes, though, you need a more organic approach… a way to fit writing into the flow of your days and your life.

The power of asking ‘What if…’

By Wendy Delaney

When I get together to brainstorm story ideas with other writers it’s only a matter of time until one of us says, “what if…”. I’ve heard some outlandishly brilliant suggestions that begin with those two words.

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