Category Archives: Plot & Structure

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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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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On Writing, How to Break the Rules and get Away With It

One of my pre-New-Year’s Resolutions is to read more books. (I make my resolutions early to get in the habit of doing them by January 1st.) I decided to start by re-reading one of my favorite series, Harry Potter. (Yes, … Continue reading

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