Creative Writing

VIDEO: 3 Quick Steps for Building a Fictional World

Stacey Trick - January 12, 2016
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VIDEO: 3 Quick Steps for Building a Fictional World When thinking of great fictional worlds, I think about the amazing worlds of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire as readers would know it), The Matrix, Twilight, and Sherlock Holmes. Writers can spend years developing a believable fictional world before it is able to be enjoyed by readers. Building …

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How to Create Extraordinary Characters

Stacey Trick - January 8, 2016
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Think back to the most memorable characters you have ever read about? What was it about that extraordinary character that stayed with you? Whether you love Sherlock Holmes or find Hannibal Lecter incredibly creepy; they are extraordinary in their own right. I can think of so many extraordinary characters, but I’ll just share a few that really stuck with me and why. This will foreshadow …

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30 Day Writing Challenge

Stacey Trick - December 18, 2015
30 Day Writing Challenge

This is a really exciting writing challenge I’m working on just for you guys and it’s coming really soon! so stay tuned. I can’t wait to get it to you, as it will help you start writing that book you’ve always dreamed about. If you’re like me, you’ve probably really struggled to find the time to write a book in between working, raising kids, studying, and …

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3 Tips for Making Creative Writing Decisions

Stacey Trick - March 16, 2015
Creative Writing Decisions

‘I have so many interests. What should I write about?’ This is a question that I am constantly asked as an editor and is seen in writing and publishing communities everywhere. If you are a multi-passionate person, that’s fantastic! So am I. But the trouble with being a multi-passionate creative person is that you just don’t know where to begin. The good news is that …

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