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Ameraucana Chickens

Ameraucana Chickens I think Ameraucana chickens are a little bit special. They are one of the few breeds of chickens that lay blue eggs. Did you know there are only 1 or 2 other breeds of chickens that lay blue eggs? Secondly they have these love...


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Raising BackYard Chickens, Build a Chicken Coop, Pictures of Breeds

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How To Raise Chickens, Build chicken coops, Hatch baby chicks. Everything you need to know about raising rural or city chickens in your own backyard.

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Are We Too Concerned That Characters Be ‘Likable’? - Writing Rightly

Are We Too Concerned That Characters Be ‘Likable’? - Writing Rightly | Elements of Fiction Writing | Scoop.it
Mohsin Hamid and Zoë Heller on whether unpleasant literary characters are a turn-off or a draw.

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, November 1, 2013 9:37 PM

Speaking for myself, I don't need to like the characters ... I just need to be fascinated by them. 

Penelope's comment, November 5, 2013 1:51 PM
Good point, Sharon!
KindredReaders's curator insight, February 17, 2014 1:00 PM

For me unlikable characters are a draw. What makes a life comfortable makes a story tedious. That's why an antihero, a character with moral ambiguity (e.g., Omar from The Wire) is always more interesting than a hero ... at least for me. But what do you think?

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How to Write Convincing Dialogue

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The difference between good dialogue and bad dialogue can mean the success or failure of a work of fiction. Use dialogue that serves a distinct purpose.

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Chicken Coops - a gallery on Flickr

Chicken Coops - a gallery on Flickr | Elements of Fiction Writing | Scoop.it

From the gallery creator: "These photos of chicken coops have tons of personality for a variety of reasons. I hope you find something you like to inspire you or maybe even to bring back some memories."


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Keeping Action Scenes Clear and Interesting

Keeping Action Scenes Clear and Interesting | Elements of Fiction Writing | Scoop.it

Is the narration or the showing and the action clear? Does the dialogue keep readers interested or add to the action? How's the voice?

On to the diagnosis…


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Creating Emotion Within Dialogue

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By Jeff Schill I love dialogue. To me, a story is all about the characters.  And I especially enjoy when these characters interact with one other.  But at the same time, dialogue can fall flat when...

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