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Picked fresh daily: writing craft, artsy-fartsy, TRAVEL, photography craft, inspiration, advice, and sometimes just funny.
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La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona - Lonely Planet travel videos - YouTube

It may look like a building site, but Antoni Gaudi's unfinished La Sagrada Familia attracts more than two million visitors a year, making it Barcelona's top ...
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Solo Travel Destination: Koh Chang, Thailand

Solo Travel Destination: Koh Chang, Thailand | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Koh Chang, Thailand is a recommended destination for solo travelers because of its safe, friendly atmosphere, variety of activities and laid-back vibe.
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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Koh Chang, have been three times!

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Las Vegas Family Photographer | LJHolloway Photography

Las Vegas Family Photographer | LJHolloway Photography | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
e-mail: ljhollowayphotography@gmail.comLisa Holloway of LJHolloway Photography is Las Vegas, Nevada and Kingman, Arizona’s premier custom portrait photographer.  If you want a one of a kind experience that is unique to YOU, amazing secret locations, and unmatched technical and…
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Maybe Your Bad Guy Is RIGHT! - Helping Writers Become Authors

Maybe Your Bad Guy Is RIGHT! - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Shares the single most effective trick EVER for creating a realistic, compelling, and powerful bad guy.
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Six Subtle Ways to Increase Tension in Your Writing

Six Subtle Ways to Increase Tension in Your Writing | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it

If you’ve studied the craft of writing for long, you know about tension. I’m assuming you’ve got adequate conflict in your story, that your characters have inner and outer stakes that are deeply personal, and that your story keeps the resolution out of reach until the last chapter.

 

But there are more subtle ways to keep tension in your work as well. Sometimes all it takes is an added word or a deleted sentence. 


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Just What The Humping Heck Is "Character Agency," Anyway?

Just What The Humping Heck Is "Character Agency," Anyway? | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Whenever I talk about character in storytelling -- seriously, I'll talk about this stuff with Target clerks, zookeepers, parking meters, carpenter bees -- I frequently bring up the notion that, for...
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5 Ways to Open Yourself to Inspiration - Helping Writers Become Authors

5 Ways to Open Yourself to Inspiration - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Instead of just waiting around for the muse to hit you in the head with a lightning bolt, learn how to open yourself to inspiration.
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Writing Emotion: Does Your Hero Shrug, Smile & Frown Too Much? - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS

Writing Emotion: Does Your Hero Shrug, Smile & Frown Too Much? - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Crutch gestures can sometimes get in the way of good writing.  They come in all shapes and sizes–maybe an eye roll, a clenched stomach, curled fists or shrugs–cues we writers tend to overuse while trying to convey what our character … Continue reading →
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Are You Revealing Your Story's Stakes at the Ideal Moment? - Helping Writers Become Authors

Are You Revealing Your Story's Stakes at the Ideal Moment? - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Talks about the perfect place to reveal your story's stakes--and why it’s so important to drive them home to readers.
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5½ Timeless Commencement Speeches to Teach You to Define Your Own Success

5½ Timeless Commencement Speeches to Teach You to Define Your Own Success | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
The great and terrible truth of clichés, why success is a dangerous bedfellow, and how disappointment paves the way for originality.

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The Moral Villain - and a Giveaway! - Helping Writers Become Authors

The Moral Villain - and a Giveaway! - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
It is this kind of bad guy I strive to create in my stories: a moral villain who religiously adheres to his twisted moral codes.
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How to write fiction that comes alive - Nalo Hopkinson

How to write fiction that comes alive - Nalo Hopkinson | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
The point of fiction is to cast a spell, a momentary illusion that you
are living in the world of the story. But as a writer, how do you suck
your readers into your stories in this way? Nalo Hopkinson shares some
tips for how to use language to make your fiction really come alive.
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The Private Life of a Masterpiece

The Private Life of a Masterpiece | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Watch The Private Life Of A Masterpiece TV Show Free Online. Full The Private Life Of A Masterpiece Episodes Streaming. A BBC se...
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How to Get Amazing Long Exposure Night Photographs

How to Get Amazing Long Exposure Night Photographs | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Daytime photography makes perfect sense for most photographers; it’s the time of day when they will go about all their landscape, portraiture, macro, and street photography. But there are plenty of others who refuse to call it a day just because the sun vanishes below the horizon. In fact, there a…
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Building a Character Arc: Start at the End | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

Building a Character Arc: Start at the End | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
One technique I teach in my Lost Your Pants? The Impatient Writer’s Guide to Plotting a Story workshop is to figure out the end of the story first. This might seem counter-intuitive when we first hear the idea, but keep reading […]
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Make Your Character Reactions Twice as Interesting - Helping Writers Become Authors

Make Your Character Reactions Twice as Interesting - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Without convincing and consistent character reactions to every single important event, the causal realism of your story falls apart. Find out why!
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How to Write a Flat Character Arc, Pt. 1: The First Act - Helping Writers Become Authors

How to Write a Flat Character Arc, Pt. 1: The First Act - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
A flat character arc offers the opportunity for you to create a competent, committed protagonist who can transform the world around him.
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Character Talent & Skills: High Pain Tolerance - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS

Character Talent & Skills: High Pain Tolerance - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
As writers, we want to make our characters as unique and interesting as possible. One way to do this is to give your character a special skill or talent that sets him apart from other people. This might be something … Continue reading →
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5 Basic Literary Devices That Will Deepen Your Fiction - Helping Writers Become Authors

5 Basic Literary Devices That Will Deepen Your Fiction - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
How can you add depth to your characters, settings, and events? The answer is simple: develop literary devices within your story.
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Don’t Quit

Don’t Quit | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
When you’re working on something unconventional, something creative and uncertain, it can be disheartening to feel like you’re not producing enough, not getting the numbers, not earning the money. And where is this thing that you’ve been spending all your time on, hmm? It doesn’t exist yet. Will anything tangible come of it?
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The Mirror Moment: A Method for Both Plotters and Pantsers - Helping Writers Become Authors

The Mirror Moment: A Method for Both Plotters and Pantsers - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Discover a method that will bring peace to the longstanding feud between plotters and pantsers!
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100+ Questions to Help You Interview Your Character - Helping Writers Become Authors

100+ Questions to Help You Interview Your Character - Helping Writers Become Authors | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Interviewing your characters should be a vital part of your outlining process
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The Zero-Fuckery Quick-Create Guide To Kick-Ass Characters (And All The Crazy Plot Stuff That Surrounds 'Em)

The Zero-Fuckery Quick-Create Guide To Kick-Ass Characters (And All The Crazy Plot Stuff That Surrounds 'Em) | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
When writers are tasked with creating characters, we are told to try these character exercises that entreat us to answer rather mad questions about them: hair color, eye color, toe length, nipple h...
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