All posts by Steve Mathisen

I am a retired man who is a husband, father and grandfather. I love Jesus and try to follow Him. I fail at that regularly. He keeps picking me up, dusting me off and encouraging me to follow Him. I am going to keep doing that until I die. In the meantime, I edit for others and try to write. :)

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In the Chorus That Surrounds Every Writer, Listen to the Voice That’s Your Own

There are so many voices to listen to when learning the writing craft. Lorraine Devon Wilke suggests that you listen to your own.

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In the Chorus That Surrounds Every Writer, Listen to the Voice That’s Your Own

Are You Asking These Important Questions About Your Fantasy Settings?

Building the world for your fantasy novel can take you places you never expected to go. Think big—no—awesomely huge and outside the box. Here are some questions to ask yourself to help you do just those things.

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https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/are-you-asking-these-important/

Representation in Fiction: How to Write Characters Whose Experiences Are Outside of Your Own

Writing only what you know can be a very limiting dictate, especially when it comes to writing fiction. So much of what seeks to pour out of our brains is outside our experience. Award-winning writer Diana Pho suggests some tools to assist us in writing outside our experience(s) and doing it well.

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https://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/by-writing-goal/write-better-characters/representation-in-fiction-how-to-write-characters-whose-experiences-are-outside-of-your-own