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Start Your Sniveling: Why Complaints Are the Lifeblood of Fiction and Copy…

How’s your week been so far? I’ve been working through a copywriting/marketing challenge via Facebook with a group of writers, and it’s been great so far. I’ll start a bit of outreach today. Anyway, let’s get to it. One of … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Been Rained On: How to Turn a Little Idea into Your Next Piece of Content

How’s it going? A couple posts back, I talked about how ideas for stories, emails, or what-have-ya didn’t have to be big at all. And I’d like to do that today…turn a small idea into something bigger. Today when I … Continue reading

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She Flipped Him Off Through the Sun Roof…

How’s it going? I was running errands yesterday with my mom, and we were heading here and there. We were stopped at a light, and she was talking about something that I wasn’t quite getting. All of a sudden she … Continue reading

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This Hit Home for Me When I Was Looking at the Same Book Twice…

How was your weekend? I was able to get comics and the Sunday crossword, so that was totally awesome. Because of special circumstances, I ended up shopping in Target yesterday, too. And that’s when it struck me (figuratively, of course). … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Have to Be Big…

How’s your week going so far? Let’s get to it. I don’t know when this came to me–maybe it was when I thought about *trying* to go back to posting here 5 days a week. Or when I was browsing … Continue reading

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I Shot Myself (Figuratively)…

How’s it going? I finally got my head out of my you-know-where and started doing videos about some things that I cover here at Fiction and Copy Decoded (one of which you can feel free to watch over here). Yes, … Continue reading

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My Writing Schedule Is Like Eggs…and So Is Writing Itself (Mostly)

How’s it going? The cover for my science fiction story is finalized, and now I’ll have to go back over the story itself to get things ironed out (I think I screwed up some verb tenses here and there–which is … Continue reading

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My Roller of a Pre-New Year’s Weekend…

How was last year for you? Hard to believe last year was also last week, isn’t it? Now here comes the time when I mistakenly write “2016” at the top of everything for a couple days. My weekend was really … Continue reading

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Melting Snow Is Like Your Contacts, Friends, and Characters…Here’s Why

How’s your week been so far? After a pretty cold weekend, it turned into the 50s on Monday, and almost all the snow got outta here–which is nice. Anyway, let’s get to it for today, because that’s what I want … Continue reading

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How Empty Pockets Can Make You a Better Writer

How was your weekend? Mine went well–didn’t go on the weekly shopping trip, because of the weather and whatnot, but I did end up playing Risk (the board game) with my brother and dad (which is the subject of another … Continue reading

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