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Trump Is Just A ‘Military Costume’ Short Of A ‘Dictator’ Suggests Bill Maher As He Rains On Trump’s Parade

Bill Maher on Trump's military parade -- "it’s gonna be spectacular: tanks, missiles, fighter jets. All presided over by a loose cannon."<p>Late-night …

How to Edit Your Story Like a New York Publisher

You have finished writing the first draft of your story, a version of your whole story from beginning to end. Now it is time to edit, to revise your …

Want to Write Romance? Layer Your Scenes for Success

When I began considering writing a romance novel, I asked some of my romance author friends about structure. I had no idea that romance novels, …

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney needed a drink before seeing her family — and is living the debut novelist's dream

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's literary success, an inspiration to aspiring writers everywhere, is a story that still boggles her mind.<p>When she was …

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7 Hitchcockian Secrets To Writing Amazing Suspense

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>Shares 950<p><i>Tony Lee Moral is the author of three books on Alfred Hitchcock: Hitchcock and the Making of Marnie; The Making of</i> …

How to Construct a 3D Main Character

Have you ever read something and about 50 pages into it, you’re just not feeling the main character? You’re either not invested in her conflict or …

Creative Writing

How to Use Subplots to Bring Your Whole Story Together

Just like in real life, your characters will have more than one thing demanding their time and attention. Romances, family life, work concerns, …

Creative Writing

The Ultimate Visual Guide to Creating Dynamic Characters

Dynamic Character: How to write a compelling protagonist<p>April 18, 2017 - Perfecting your Craft - 7 Comments<p>A common criticism of fiction — be it in …

What's the Difference Between Whey and Casein Protein?

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>The amount of protein powders on the market is staggering. And while you don't necessarily need to invest in one to …