How to be a Better Writer: Take a Stand

A writer has to take a stand.

In college writing courses, professors typically warn against making absolute statements. It’s valid advice; there always is a “but” for an absolute. An avoidance of absolute statements, though, does not mean writers shouldn’t take an absolute stand.

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How to Lengthen a Scene

Autumn vineyard - how to lengthen a scene.

Stepping back: yes, lengthening the scene, so awe has a little room to breathe. That courtesy. – Lia Purpura’s “Sugar Eggs: A Reverie”

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Created to Create


My heart is astir with a good theme;
I address my verses to the King;
My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
Psalm 45:1 (NASB)

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