Tag Archives: dialogue

ANWA 2011 Class Review – Part 1

There were six sessions of classes during the Saturday classes, each block with two or three choices to attend.  I chose the classes that would help me the most with completing my novel and being ready to enter the world … Continue reading

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Using Personal Space to Your Advantage

  Two weeks ago in the post “Using Stereotypes to your Advantage” we discussed how the careful use of widely accepted stereotypes can add flavor and personality to a scene without adding the bulk of excessive description.  Today we will … Continue reading

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Fablehaven: The Keys to the Demon Prison (Book #5)

I have finally finished the Fablehaven series.  Overall, I give it a 5 out of 10.  It’s readable but not as compelling as I would have hoped. A kid would think it’s great – lots of action and adventure.  As … Continue reading

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Movie Time! Wall-e and M.O.

It’s Media Motivation Monday, erm, Tuesday.  Growing up there was always the “go-to” movie that we watched over and over.   We had a whole series of them including Annie, Ghostbusters, Mister Boogedy, and Splash.  We would stick one on … Continue reading

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