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Music as Fodder for Fiction

I often joke that the most difficult part of writing fiction is whatever aspect I happen to be tackling at the moment – first draft, character development, crafting meaningful dialogue, or revealing setting through character interactions with it, and the … Continue reading

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"How’s the Weather?" Precipitation and Chit Chat as Fodder for Fiction

One might think it cliché. Cliché or not, the weather sets the tone, mood, and can foreshadow what is to come. Even children know this. The other night while watching a movie with my family, I commented that the setting … Continue reading

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