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Tips on: secrets of writing

Slowing down seconds in a story

A tip about story time as compared to real time

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The revealing of secrets

A tip about writing on the subject you know best: you

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You won’t want to leave anyone behind

A tip about the bond between writers and characters

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The beaver’s paws

A tip about word magic and how to get it swirling in a story

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See pictures when you write

A tip about the pictures that words (yes, words) create

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Trained fingers to the rescue!

A tip about touch typing—which helps to capture ideas and make stories more readable

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Write the whole story

A tip about writing a story just the way you would tell it out loud

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Saving pieces of stories

A tip about squirreling away pieces of stories

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Learning from each story

A tip about seeing stories as places to learn (the first in a series of tips that come from the writing of “The Waking Prince”)

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An invented word, XX

A tip about filling frustrating holes with a temporary word

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