Critiques — The Good and the Bad

I’m over at Magical Words today, talking about how I give critiques (with an eye toward actually communicating with a writer, instead of driving him/her into endless despair ::wry grin::) http://www.magicalwords.net/mindy-klasky/critiques-the-good-and-the-bad/ Magical Words is a website by writers for writers (and readers who want a behind-the-scenes peak at the process of writing.)  Regular posters include David B. Coe, John G. Hartness,...

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Five Stages of Grief (Critique Edition)

I’m over at Magical Words today, launching a short series about critiques — giving them, getting them, and moving on.  Today’s post is: http://www.magicalwords.net/mindy-klasky/five-stages-of-grief-critique-edition/ Magical Words is a website by writers for writers (and readers who want a behind-the-scenes peak at the process of writing.)  Regular posters include David B. Coe, John G. Hartness, Faith Hunter, and Misty Massey,...

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My New Crush

I’m over at Magical Words today, talking about my new crush: http://www.magicalwords.net/mindy-klasky/ive-got-a-new-crush/ (And yeah, the post is actually writing-related.  I promise.  🙂 ) Share...

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D.B. Jackson’s THIEVES’ QUARRY

Lots of authors go by multiple names.  Case in point — David B. Coe and D.B. Jackson.  David is my friend, a person I first met online, then met in real life — we’ve shared long, heartfelt discussions about writing, reading, Indian food…  You know — all the important things in life. D.B. Jackson is David’s alter-ego.  D.B. writes urban fantasy novels — but they’re not like any urban fantasy novels...

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Magical Words – Backstory

I’m over at Magical Words today, talking about backstory in fiction — how to sneak it in, without drowning your readers in facts they don’t need or want.  Check out the post, and leave a comment (or two, or three…) http://www.magicalwords.net/mindy-klasky/backing-in-to-backstory/ ‎ Magical Words is a website by writers for writers (and readers who want a behind-the-scenes peak at the process of writing.)  Regular posters...

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