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New MB Weston’s Corner Video: Show, Don’t Tell Using Action!

This is part 2 of a 4 part series on Show, Don’t Tell. Today, we discuss using action to help turn scenes that only “tell” into scenes that show. Some concepts are repeated a bit from last time because I’m … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: on Muses, Weapons & Continuity – 02/23/15

Amazing things have happened in last night’s writing session. First, the muse has finally decided to actually feed me ideas while I’m seated at my computer instead of throwing me random bits here in there when I can’t jot any … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: Writing Action 1 – 02/21/15

Action scenes are a nightmare to create. Yeah, I know, action is what I write. But filling my short stories and novels with action because that’s what I do doesn’t make writing it any easier. Here are a few issues … Continue reading

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M. B. Weston’s Writing Diary: 02/05/15

Last night I finished the rough draft to my superhero steampunk short story! When I say rough, I mean rough. Some sentences are meant to describe two to three paragraphs of action. (“Both of them fought” is an example.) I … Continue reading

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