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by Isaiah54v4
Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's New Writing Lessons--TIGHT WRITING
Replies: 102
Views: 90733

Re: Jan's New Writing Lessons--TIGHT WRITING

Hi Jan, Thanks for this quick little exercise. I was fun. Below is what I came up with. I deleted the sentence regarding Doreen holding her finger in the book to move her leg because, to me, I don't think that it revealed anything more about the character nor did it move the story along. Was that an...
by Isaiah54v4
Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--TELL, DON'T SHOW? WHAT?
Replies: 42
Views: 28277

Re: Be a Better Writer--TELL, DON'T SHOW? WHAT?

Hi Jan, This was a great little lesson. I have a question for you. I recently wrote a short story and included the person's age, but I did make it relevant because the character was celebrating a birthday. However, it was not a milestone birthday. I just wanted to show her age. The character was eld...

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