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We have all seen those stories that get no comments and those stories that regularly get a handful of comments per chapter. This series will focus on providing tips on how to be one of the latter, not the former!

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Newest Segment: Developing Minor and Supporting Characters


Rated: T
Categories: Admin Only Characters: None
General Warnings: None
Trigger Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 33 Completed: No
Word count: 26596 Read: 19522
Published: Jan 19, 2015 Updated: Nov 29, 2015

1. The Basics by Redone [Reviews - 47] starstarstarstarstar (574 words)

2. It's the little things that count by Redone [Reviews - 7] starstarstarstarstar (575 words)

3. The Significance of Research by Redone [Reviews - 9] starstarstarstarstar (514 words)

Here is a brief overview of how doing research can enhance your story.

4. Resources for information about Michael - Updated 2/7 by Redone [Reviews - 8] starstarstarstarstar (83 words)

By popular request, here is a compilation of a few of my favorite sites for information on Michael's life/some controversial topics

5. Going back to Square 1 by Redone [Reviews - 7] starstarstarstarstar (543 words)

Preparing to write your story.

6. Pacing: Striking the balance by Redone [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarhalf-star (795 words)

Story Pacing: the speed at which your story moves. Too slow and your reader will leave out of boredom; too fast and frantic and they'll be scratching their head and leave from discomfort.

7. Knowing Your POV: Who's on First? by Redone [Reviews - 9] starstarstarstarstar (1794 words)

How to use Point of View effectively to enhance your story.

8. Formatting - It makes a big difference by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (1121 words)

9. The Female Lead - A call for suggestions! by Redone [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (103 words)

10. Using Real Women as Leading Females by Redone [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (614 words)

11. Developing a strong female lead character - UPDATED by Redone [Reviews - 18] starstarstarstarstar (1131 words)

12. Portraying Michael: The basics by Redone [Reviews - 17] starstarstarstarstar (847 words)

The basics of writing canon and within character depictions of Michael

13. Portraying Michael: When Michael isn't Michael by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (770 words)

The cases of AU and OOC.

14. The Dos and Don'ts of Advertising Your FanFic by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (715 words)

15. Advertising, Continued....... by Redone [Reviews - 8] starstarstarstarstar (437 words)

I realize that I omitted some topics in my previous chapter, so I will continue to update as those come to mind.

16. Summaries: A Case Example by Redone [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (287 words)

17. Keeping Readers/Getting Reviews by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (1046 words)

18. Topic Ideas? by Redone [Reviews - 10] starstarstarstarstar (88 words)

19. Let's Talk About Sex by Redone [Reviews - 25] starstarstarstarstar (855 words)

20. UPDATED: The Keyword that All Authors Need to Remember, Consistency by Redone [Reviews - 13] starstarstarstarstar (1025 words)

21. Writer's Block - Defeating it, once and for all by Redone [Reviews - 8] starstarstarstarstar (820 words)

Thanks to everyone who is reading this and causing me to do a double-take each time I go to update. Not to forget, a *special* Thank YOU to each of my lovely reviewers. I love reading your input. You guys are always giving me new ideas, causing me to rethink what I wrote, and motivating me to do my research. Oh, and the laughs are plentiful. For anyone who is reading this, I suggest reading the reviews as they contain some excellent nuggets of information.

 

22. Writing Science Fiction/Fantasy - Material Added by Redone [Reviews - 8] starstarstarstarstar (1431 words)

Part 1 of a subseries on writing genres.

23. Writing Hurt/Comfort by Redone [Reviews - 7] starstarstarstarstar (1305 words)

Part 2 in a subseries on genre writing.

24. Writing Suspense into your Fiction by Redone [Reviews - 6] starstarstarstarhalf-star (1036 words)

Segment 3 in a subseries on Writing Genres

25. Case Example - Using Repetition to Increase Suspense by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (392 words)

26. Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens by Redone [Reviews - 7] starstarstarstarstar (383 words)

A break to highlight some of the things that make me smile as a MJ FF reader

27. When the Dog Bites. When the Bee Stings by Redone [Reviews - 16] starstarstarstarstar (1238 words)

Story cliches, word fumbles, cringes.....and fixes. Part 1.

28. When the Dog Bites. When the Bee Stings PT2 (Updated) by Redone [Reviews - 12] starstarstarstarstar (1222 words)

Story cliches, word fumbles, cringes.....and fixes. Part 2

29. The Dog Bit. The Bee Stung. P3 by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (981 words)

Story cliches, word fumbles, cringes.....and fixes. Part 3

30. Developing Minor and Supporting Characters by Redone [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (1471 words)

31. Points to Ponder in Developing Any Character by Redone [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (325 words)

32. Writing about Sensitive Issues by Redone [Reviews - 6] starstarstarstarstar (1032 words)

FYI: I made a few significant additions to the segment on Keeping Readers/Getting Reviews.

33. Discussing Dialogue by Redone [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (1043 words)

This is brief, but I wanted to get this up before the end of the year.