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Different Sides of Mother’s Day, as Told by My Facebook Feed and More…

How was your weekend? Mine was really good–we had a short shopping trip, so no papers or comics. But it was Mother’s Day, which was cool. Writing fiction (and copywriting) are both about persuasion, because both types of writing are … Continue reading

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What Lies Deep Inside: A Second Look at Before I Fall

How’s it going? I wanted to chat a bit more about Before I Fall, especially since I took a look at more of it. And it has great application for fiction writers and copywriters, of course. Let’s get to it … Continue reading

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How Snow Can Help You Write Better Fiction and Copy

How’s your week going so far? In my last post, I said I’d tell you a bit more about frozen white stuff that drifts from clouds (see the title of this post–I think I hear meowing coming from my bag…oops … Continue reading

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That Time I Realized I Was Actually Both Characters…

How’s your week been so far? I’ve been back and forth with my designer for a re-release on one of my books (which should be coming up here soon, I hope). Stay tuned for that. Let’s get to it. A … Continue reading

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Something I Forgot About a Lot of You By Accident…

How was your week so far? I realized I have over 370 posts here at Fiction and Copy Decoded. Haven’t you always been here, reading everything? Probably not, even though I don’t keep track of that stuff much at all. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Kitties: How Cats Helped Me Write Better Fiction and Copy

How was your weekend? I got back from an out-of-state trip to see my aunt up in Wisconsin. We’d gone there to visit and help her out–she’s recovering from major surgery, and was staying with her daughter and son-in-law while … Continue reading

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A Super-Wacky Triple F…

How’s it going? We got our primary phone line fixed at the house this week—no idea what went wrong there—except for the droning dead sound, of course. And then there was the Tuesday power outage when I was working on … Continue reading

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Fiction File: Need Character? Put a Spin on Description, Like This…

I decided to pick up a thread I started here months ago. Yeah, to say I lost track would be an understatement. Back then, I said there are different ways to make characters seem real—even though they’re really not. I … Continue reading

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What’s Your Problem?

If I walked up to you and said that, what would you think? It would depend on the situation. If I didn’t know you, you might think I was trying to annoy you. If you and I were good friends, … Continue reading

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