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Book Review - Author vs Character

Posted January 21, 2013 at 01:24 AM by Ann

Author vs Character by Lazette Gifford

This is a very funny book. The author is writing the 5th chapter of his novel when the Character suddenly starts talking back giving his suggestions as to how the story might go.

I read it out loud to my husband who also found it very entertaining.

A definite must read.

The book is free from smashwords.com

I would be interested in your opinions of the book.
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Writers Workshops

Posted October 21, 2012 at 03:14 PM by Ann
Updated October 21, 2012 at 09:36 PM by Ann

The following workshops are from an author Nicky Charles.

I thought they might be something people here just might be interested in

Writers' Workshop: Dialogue #3
by Nicky Charles on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 1:02pm ·
“Don't have your characters talk in long, perfect, complete, grammatical sentences.” Barnaby Conrad

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Dialogue Tips
by Pam...
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Brain Strain

Posted June 7, 2012 at 09:41 PM by Ann

So I think it has come time to admit that the old brain is being strained of late.
Why is that? I hear you ask.

It all started in 2010 when I learned while on vacation back in Australia that my job and that of my co-workers was in jeopardy. This affected everyone in the organization that I worked for and as you can imagine was a very stressful time.

Cut to June 2011 when I joined the ranks of the unemployed. On the upside I no longer had my daily commute...
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The last few days....

Posted January 17, 2010 at 11:30 AM by Ann

I don't post in my blog or indeed on any social pages such as facebook other than the odd comment here and there.

I feel that given the events of the last few days that I need to vent my frustrations on things that have not gone well.

It all started on Thursday when I handed in my report. I was so pleased that I had everything done...alas not so. The report was for the fiscal year and not the Jan-Dec as I had completed. If only I had known sooner that what I had...
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