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4 Amazing Skills I Wish I Had in Real Life

4 Amazing Skills I Wish I Had in Real Life

I’m writing a book about anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down.

One of the little-known perks of being a writer is that I get to pretend that I know all kinds of cool stuff.

Every character I create is an expert in something.

They can hack into top-secret computer networks, field strip an AK-47 blindfolded, make a peanut butter sandwich without dripping any.

These people have skills.

Don’t get me wrong, I love being a writer (and writing halfway decent books is kind of a skill). But still, I wish I had the time, energy, and money to learn these four skills.  Continue reading

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Plot Problem? Fix It Fast with a Retcon

Plot Problem - Fix It Fast with a RetconSooner or later, every story runs into a little hiccup.

As you write, you’ll discover that certain facts don’t fit together anymore.

Maybe a character needs to be changed or removed.

Maybe you find a plot hole big enough to drive a Mack truck through.

Somewhere, in the inner workings of your story, something has gone awry.

You need to fix it, or you’ll have a big problem on your hands.

Find out what to do next on Fiction University.

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Action! Thrills! Fantasy! FREE Comic Book Day is Tomorrow!

Free Comic Book Day 2014Who doesn’t love comic books?

They’re the perfect way to get kids hooked on reading. And face front, True Believer, ’cause grown-ups can enjoy ’em too!

In fact, here’s the sensational Stan Lee to tell you all about it:

 

 

So what are you waiting for? Find your local comic book shop here:

http://www.freecomicbookday.com/

What’s your favorite comic book? Leave me a comment!

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