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How to write and edit your own book. Part Two : The Snowflake Method. by Fleur Butler

In my last blog How to write and edit your book part one.  I discussed The 8 step narrative arc and the 3 act story as useful tools that writers can use to help them write and edit their books. … Continue reading

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Is your book readable? How to write and edit your books. Part one: The 3 act story and the 8 step narrative arc. by Fleur Butler

Writers are the very worst people to be able to look at their work objectively.  We are all so engrossed in our own prose, and our own characters we can’t see the dross and the heavy sentences for the light … Continue reading

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Companionship. Lil and Fleur walk and talk. by fb

A bright cold crisp December, a desperate spaniel, and mum in the village. What a good recipe for a walk.  The smell of the winter has descended on the fields as we natter on, trudging slowly through the dying grass … Continue reading

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Fleurs How to get on and edit, lessons learned and shared

How to edit is always a struggle.  I would love to spend a year at university learning the dynamics and professional tricks of the trade but I can’t justify doing a writer’s course (time and money affects us all)  So  … Continue reading

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Get on and Edit, the writers dilemma

Writers, Stop prevaricating and Get On And Edit. All novelists, it is a universal truth that needs acknowledging, your first draft is not good enough to publish. (pace Bungalow Lil, and Jane Austen) I finished my second book in the … Continue reading

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