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Writing character mannerisms - 'actions speak louder than words'

Talking about your character: Mannerisms

One of the most common pieces of advice about writing is that you should show, not tell. Describing character mannerisms is an excellent way to show the reader information about your character in a subtle and interesting way. Character mannerisms Take a look at these sentences: Greta walked across the room. Greta strode across the […]

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Great writing advice from the experts:

According to Stephen King, every writer should write the truth. Although, let’s be honest, a lot of advice given to aspiring writers is to write what you know. And yet what does Alexander McCall Smith know about being a ‘traditionally built detective in Botswana’, or Ken Follett about being a master builder in the 1100’s?  […]

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The difference between active and passive voice

Writing a book can be a rewarding experience for people of all ages. While writing a book may seem like a daunting prospect, thousands of authors are able to write fantastic content every year. The following guide provides simple tips and tricks on how to write a book. When looking to write a book, it’s […]

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