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Workshop

COMMON MISTAKE #10: VERBOSITY, REDUNDANCY, PASSIVITY…
COMMON MISTAKE #9: POOR MECHANICAL EDITING
COMMON MISTAKE #8: TELLING INSTEAD OF SHOWING
COMMON MISTAKE #7: LOSING YOUR VOICE IN THE WRITING PROCESS
COMMON MISTAKE # 6: SPEAKING IN TONGUES
COMMON MISTAKE #5: HOPELESS HEAD HOPPING (POV)
COMMON MISTAKE # 4: SETTING THE SCENE
COMMON MISTAKE #3: NO HOOK!
COMMON MISTAKE #2: UNLOVABLE CHARACTERS
LESSON 1: THE PERFECT SYNOPSIS
Lesson X - The Writing Workshop Ends With Tips For Your Story's End
Lesson IX - From Intimate to Distant, Point of View Conveys It All
Lesson VIII - Construct Scenes That Will Pull In Readers and Keep Them
Lesson VII - Get Ready to 'LOCK' in Your Story and Focus on Writing
Lesson VI - The Idea Factory: Where to Go, How to Get Started
Lesson V Whose Thought Need to Be Heard?
Lesson IV Population Boom, the Secondary Character
Lesson III Straight-Talking Scenes: What Dialogue Says About Character
Lesson II A Meeting of the Minds: How Character Interaction Plays Into Your
Lesson I Characters in Depth: What to Consider When Creating Your Story
Mission Completed: What You Need to Do Now to Keep Going
Mission Six: The Last Big Battle - Edit and Proof Your Novel to Perfection
Mission Five: Revisions - Analyze and Feel Your Way Through the Draft
Mission Four: Move Forward Tactics to Keep Your Draft on Target
Mission Three: Get Tough -- Four Steps to Strengthen Your Writing
Mission Two: Discipline Your Idea - Four Things to Consider When
Mission One: You're Drafted... Intro Writing Your Own Novel