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How to Get the Muse to Visit – The Millions

The best advice is the kind that makes you (me!) laugh.     Don’t go on the Internet, even if it’s to jog your memory or to fact-check something you or the Muse has said. You can fact-check later with

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Elements of Surprise

I heard about Vera Tobin’s book Elements of Surprise on the Hidden Brain podcast. Shankar Vedantam was interviewing Tobin about her work analyzing the ways in which knowing/not knowing affects the unfolding of narrative and how writers/filmmakers plant seeds to make plot

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I’ve ordered this: Writing Shapely Fiction | GrubStreet

Readings For Writers: Pick of the Week 8/29/14 | GrubStreet.

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