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The Writer’s Cookbook Podcast Trailer

The Writer’s Cookbook Podcast Trailer

The Writer's Cookbook is almost seven years old. It's practically a pensioner in website terms. It's grown and changed since it was created in July 2014, as have I. I created it after finishing my MA in Creative Writing, in the summer of 2014. One of my favourite...

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15 Easy Ways to Make Money as a Writer

15 Easy Ways to Make Money as a Writer

Many writers want to make money from their craft. Some may be embarrassed to admit it. Some may not know how to get started. It's time to change that. There's no shame in making money from your fiction-writing skills. There's also no shame in using those skills in...

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5. What Makes a Good Character?

5. What Makes a Good Character?

Powered by RedCircle This week’s tasty treat comes in the form of making a good character, and lots of advice surrounding it.  Some of the techniques that you can use to write good characters seems to have nothing to do with writing at all on the surface. But...

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2. How to Dig Yourself Out of a Plot Hole

2. How to Dig Yourself Out of a Plot Hole

Powered by RedCircle In this episode, we're talking about how to dig yourself out of a plot hole. We’ll go through some of the causes, how to fix them, and a few extra techniques you can use to get out of one, too. What is a plot hole? A plot hole is when there is an...

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