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  • For everyone out there participating in NaNoWriMo, here are five character exercises to help you break through writer's block and add momentum to your writing. 1. The worst possible thing What is the worst possible thing that could happen to your main character? Write that scene. Now, how can you make ...

    By Liz O.

  • A story can have the richest setting and most interesting characters ever created, but without a plot, it isn't much of a story. If you're looking for tips on outlining and story arcs, stop by the Writing Elements meeting this Thursday, June 12 at 6:30pm for writing prompts, exercises, and discussions ...

    By Liz O.

  • A rich setting can be like another character in a great book. If you're looking for tips to create your own vibrant settings, stop by the Writing Elements meeting this Thursday, June 5 at 6:30pm for writing prompts, exercises, and discussions about setting. Writing Elements is a series of programs that ...

    By Liz O.

  • From Holden Caulfield to Tyrion Lannister, memorable characters stick with us long after we've finished reading their stories. If you're looking for tips to make your own characters jump off the page, stop by the first Writing Elements meeting next Thursday, May 29 at 6:30pm for writing prompts, ...

    By Liz O.

  • The theme for summer reading this year is Literary Elements, and we’re inviting all writers to explore the elements of a great story with us. Writing Elements is a new series that will meet Thursday evenings May 29, June 5, and June 12 at 6:30pm at MUGS Coffee & Tea, 3627 Nichol Avenue ...

    By Liz O.