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Good tips for writing. I really like the notebook idea. I always have trouble remembering the little details that make writing all the more interesting, so having a notebook always helps for memorys sake as well. (See Show, Dont (Just) Tell.) For those of you who are looking for more long-term writing strategies, here are some additional ideas. Keep a notebook. To R. V. Cassill, notebooks are incubators, a place to begin with overheard conversation, expressive phrases, images, ideas, and interpretations on the world around you.

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Just get it down on paper in a form that will let you recognize it later. You can edit it tomorrow IF you wrote it today. I go now to teach myself how to blog from an outline. I looked away while he brushed the offending cheek with his hand. Second Person. The story is told directly to you, with the reader as a participant in the action. You laughed loudly at the antics of the clown. I must respond to the comment before me, its simply too tempting. I wrote a short essay for myself a while back because I was frustrated with my english teachers controlling the end product of my writing.

Thought. Bring the reader into your characters mind, to show them your characters unexpressed memories, fears, and hopes. For example, lets say I want to develop a college student persona for a short story that I am writing. This 3-day e-mail course is currently available for free. Sign up here Essentials of Fiction Writing This 7-week e-mail course covers all the essential elements of fiction writing. Learn how to give readers that wonderful "lost in a book" feeling, create characters that feel real and develop plots your readers will care about.