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words about words

  File this under More Bitching About Writing a Sequel. Over the summer I wrote a post about my writing rituals and the magic number of words I needed to write to feel I was ‘done’ for the day. ¬†When NaNoWriMo came around in November (the same month I published Schooled) I thought about taking …

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Character names are important. Personally, I just can’t read a book if I have no clue how to pronounce the protagonist’s name. Likewise if it’s something ridiculously stupid — but that’s subjective. Minor characters names are less crucial than your hero/heroine of course, but if you make them throwaway names you run the risk of …

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