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Originator of Sime~Gen
Co-Creator of Sime~Gen & author of numerous Professional Trek Novels
|Cheryl Wolverton||Margaret L. Carter
|Anne Phyllis Pinzow
|James D. Macdonald||Sylvia Engdahl|
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|How do you know if you're cut out to be a writer?||Can
I be a Selling Writer?
|Elements of Style -||
"Strunk" is THE key handbook you must master -- and there's money in it. This is where Copyeditors get all their IDEAS for changing your hard-crafted pros. When you can't SELL, you can work in copyediting.
Build Your Vocabulary
|Word of the Day
|Choosing a Protagonist|
|What is "genre"and who says so?||Proposal
for a New Genre
(feminist version of this article)
|Outlining for Writing||
|The Selling Outline||
|The Art of Composition|
|How to Find the Beginning of a Story||How to Find the Beginning|
|How to Find the Middle|
|How to find the End|
|When does a story End?|
|What is a Plot?||The Character Driven Plot||
|How do you tell What Happens Next?|
|What Is Point of View?|
|How do you Choose Point of View?|
|What is the difference between Characterization and Relationship?||
|What is conflict?||1. WORK-Conflict Workshop Post dated Jan 1997||Movies and Television Shows as Textbooks|
|What is a "conflict line?"|
|What is Internal Conflict? (and how to create some)|
|What is the difference between Plot and Story?|
|Doing Your Research||1.WORK- Doing and Using Your Research||Vampires In Literature or What Every Writer Must Know Before Attempting a Vampire Story|
|SHOW DON'T TELL||1.See "How To Find The Beginning" posted above|
|CONTRAST & COMPARE
|Accounting For Taste|
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