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Until we know what a character wants, we don't know what the story is about. Until we know what the stakes are, we don't care.

ivyblossom: “ jeffstokely: “ Solid advice for any writer, found on a middle school bulletin board. Via Vladimir Verano ” Yesssssss! Exactly this! ” Here’s a mote of truth.

Great advice!

advice for writing secondary characters. Treat all your secondary characters like they think the book's about them.

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The Power of the Quirky Detail

"Her eyes of amarinthine met his crimson gaze."

ok but reader have u ever consider that it's fun to describe the characters eye color in detail for the writer, no? ok>>>>This post is great for writers and readers although I have to agree with the above commenter.describing eye color is so fun!

Write about what scares you.

25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer “Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.

Obscure color words

List of obscure colour words and their definitions. How fun would this list be for a writing assignment? Change up your writing!

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Greatest Fear: How to Find It and Run with It

Greatest Fear: How to Find It and Run with It

Greatest Fear: How to Find It and Run with It. Help students identify their protagonist's greatest fear and use it to improve the story….Great article that helps kids get to the heart of great writing!