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Writing Shaped My Thinking (TCWT)

Writing Shaped My Thinking (TCWT)

“How has writing affected your perception of the world?” I’ve been told my Teens Can Write Too! blog chain post has to be under 1000 words – if they mentioned this before, I ignored it. So no introductions. That up there is the prompt and off we go. I kept an everyday journal for about four months this year – until I filled the book – and I touched on this issue in my second entry, on the 23rd January….

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Redundant Word-Padding And Plagiarism

Redundant Word-Padding And Plagiarism

I’m talking about my first novel. I’ll start by saying that there are a lot of potholes into which baby authors fall. And I fell into all of them. My first novel was written in 15 days and it was just over 50 thousand words long. I was thirteen years old, and I had never written something longer than 10k before. Therefore, I decided that the way to do it was to add lots and lots of description. That was…

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