Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Writing Process: Example of a “Pre-Draft”

Yesterday, I blogged about the writing process and discussed a bit about pre-drafts (click here to read). I figured today I would post and example of one. This is the pre-draft prologue to a short story I am writing for … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 4 – The “Pre-Draft”

A friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been writing a series of blog posts about how I go about my personal writing process. So far, we’ve covered: The Writing … Continue reading

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Writing Villains: Lessons from Bane and The Dark Knight Rises

A writer’s work is never finished. Ideas, inspirations, to-do lists, and drafts flood our thoughts and our time. The act of writing should not stop when we turn off our computers. We can draw inspiration and instruction on writing from … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 3 – Plot: Your Story’s Skeleton

A week ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been writing a series of blog posts about how I go about my personal writing process. So far, we’ve … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 2 – The Conflict

A friend of mine, via Twitter, asked me what my writing process was. I quickly discovered that describing my writing process in 140 characters or less would be impossible, so I decided to blog about it. If this is your … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Part 1 – Getting Your Inspiration

At the beginning of this year, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” I answered with a series of blog posts that I have decided to repost. Since describing my writing process in 140 … Continue reading

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