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by WritersBlockNZ
October 4th, 2010, 6:26 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Outlining One Brick at a Time
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Re: Outlining One Brick at a Time

I really, really tried to plan my last novel. It was a disaster and I found it too restricting. Characters and plot seem to write themselves, and even the locations turned out different than I imagined. I tend to plan the internal and external conflicts of my characters and let the rest 'emerge' as ...
by WritersBlockNZ
October 4th, 2010, 6:20 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Make Your Fight Scenes Believable
Replies: 13
Views: 2993

Re: Make Your Fight Scenes Believable

This is a good post for someone sheltered like me who has never been in a fight (or even seen one close up!). Better than going and getting myself into a fight for research ;-)
by WritersBlockNZ
October 4th, 2010, 6:12 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: On Being Productive…and Those Days Where You Really Aren't.
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: On Being Productive…and Those Days Where You Really Aren't.

I'm guilty of clicking on every link in twitter :-S So maybe you could add 'disconnect the internet' to your list of how to get everything done?
by WritersBlockNZ
October 4th, 2010, 6:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Atmospheric Research for YA (guest blog entry)
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: Atmospheric Research for YA (guest blog entry)

LOL! Research can be almost as much fun as the actual writing :) If a little daunting...
by WritersBlockNZ
October 4th, 2010, 4:56 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: The Difference Between MG and YA (Guest Blog Entry)
Replies: 1
Views: 1125

The Difference Between MG and YA (Guest Blog Entry)

There seems to be a bit of confusion about what makes middle grade novels "middle grade", and what makes young adult novels, "young adult". A common misconception is that children in middle grade read MG novels, and young adults read YA, however, there is a lot more to the two genres than that. The ...