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The Courage to do What is Write – Seven of Nine – Character Growth

Character Growth No character in the Star trek universe  undergoes as drastic a change as Seven of Nine. While most of the characters not wearing red shirts in Star Trek grow, and many of them grow a lot, none of them change as much as she does.  In sticking with my theme, this piece was […]

Galley Table 48 – Pirate Takeover – Fiction Tuesday

Pirate take over This episode The Pirate Captain (AKA Jeff Hite) (AKA Capt. Jack Smiley) hires some mercenaries and they take over the galley table. Galley Table 48 We are joined by: Veronica Giguere Doc Coleman James Keeling and Zach Ricks We talk prompt based story writing, like you can find here on Fiction Tuesday […]

The Courage to Do what is Write – Being Captain Archer – The Back Story, When Enough is Too Much

Being Captain Archer The Back Story, When Enough is Too Much I am not going to lie, I am one of those people who really liked Star Trek Enterprise.  I…

The Courage to do What’s Write – I am Captain Kirk – Writing by the Seat of your Pants

I am Captain Kirk Writing by the Seat of your Pants I am Captain Kirk.  As much as I was Captain Picard on my way to work last week, when It comes to writing, my style is much more Kirk than Picard.  Let me see if I can explain a little better. Kirk and Picard […]

The Courage to do What’s Write – I am Captain Picard – Finding Your Muse

I am Captain Picard – Finding Your Muse By Jeff Hite This morning on my way to work, I was Captain Picard. Let me back up a little and explain what I mean. In spite of what ever feelings you might have about who is the best captain, or who should go down in history […]

Having The Courage to do what’s Write – Character

What does courage have to do with your characters? Well obviously if you are going to have Westley fight prince Humperdink he has to have some courage to do so, but the courage I am talking about is not from your characters but from you, the writer. Creating a believable character can be hard. Readers […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty-Nine: Galley Table Goes Bowling!

In this episode thirty-nine we have a bit of a random show in which we don’t actually go bowling. It’s more about what’s holding you back. Guests: Zach Ricks Scott Roche Doc Coleman Laura Nicole Veronica Giguerre Mentioned: U-stream Link! Shadow Publications Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon I Am Not a Serial […]

Having the Courage To Do What is Write – Kids Writing

Kids Writing Each week I produce a piece that talks about a different aspect of getting words out on a page. This week I interviewed a group of kids about stories, telling stories and talked to them about getting their work published. Download the Having the Courage to Do What is Write Audio here Thanks […]

Finding the Courage to do What is Write.

This week I take a break from Fiction Tuesday as I wait for the first few stories to come in for our new contest, and instead talk about the courage it takes me, and I suspect many others, to write. Finding the Courage to do What is Write. By: Jeff Hite When you think of […]

How to Write a Sentence – Dramatic Pauses

  (Yet another attempt to produce writing wisdom from an almost complete dearth of professional experience.) Dramatic Pauses. Sometimes, the best thing to say is nothing at all. This may be a case of holding one’s tongue for fear of retribution. It could be an example of stunned silence, pregnant pause, bated breath, or anxious waiting. […]

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