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Gift of Words – Session 6 – New Ideas

Click to watch & comment on Youtube New Ideas (Running time 17:32 – including bonus) What we’ll dive into in this session: New Ideas Two new ways to approach creating characters and scenes. Organization of thought using cards and charts. Advice Thinking clearly about completion. Being kind to yourself in this regard. Word counts. Bonus […]

Gift of Words – Session 5 – All about… YOU!

Click to watch & comment on Youtube All about … YOU (Running time 14:06 – including bonus) What we’ll dive into in this session: Bit of bonus material at the beginning to inspire you. Several slow fire exercises These are all designed to help you focus and expand your thinking. Bonus at end These are […]

Gift of Words – Session 4 – Tiers and Tears of editing

Click to watch & comment on Youtube Tiers and Tears of editing (Running time 20:42 – including bonus) What we’ll dive into in this session: Passing -aka Minor –characters. Should you add them? The tiers (and tears) of the editing process and what they mean. Using editors (be they copy and or content). Creative thinking […]

Gift of Words – Session 3 – Character Development (Part 2)

Click to watch & comment on Youtube Character Development (Part 2) (Running time 19:06 – including bonus) What we’ll dive into in this session: Taking character from session two and inserting them into a scenario (s)  Outline given for a scenario you might like to slip your character into. Looking at genres for this scenario.Examples […]

Gift of Words – Session 2 – Character Development (Part 1)

Click to watch & comment on Youtube Character Development – Part 1 (Running time 16:12 – including bonus) What we’ll dive into in this session: Advice on creating characters Not being upset when things done pan out the way you hoped. Why we need our characters to have their own voices. Quick fire round exercise […]

Gift of Words – Session 1 – Overcoming Procrastination

Click to watch & comment on Youtube Overcoming Procrastination (Running time 19:06 – including bonus) What we’ll dive into in this session: Why do we procrastinate? An example of my own procrastination and one tried and true way to overcome it. Emotional Connection through Music exercise Unclear how to begin to the writing process? Learn […]