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The Zodiac Posts – TAURUS [3] WHO is Strength?

WHO is 'Strength'? In the last of the Strength-themed posts inspired by the Taurus sign, before I move on to "Gemini" which gives me a perfect excuse to take that literally and do some posts on twins/doppelgangers as tropes, characters and their foils and all that sort of thing, I thought I'd do something more… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – TAURUS [3] WHO is Strength?

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The Zodiac Posts – TAURUS [2] #WhatisStrength

#WhatIsStrength? My previous post on "strength" and "strong characters" led me to think about my own writing a little more. Quite a few people last week looked at strength through a very personal lens, identifying it with family members and friends. Others saw it in an abstract, ideal way, equating it with concepts rather than… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – TAURUS [2] #WhatisStrength

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The Zodiac Posts – TAURUS [1] What Is Strength?

  What is Strength? I have to say, I'm enjoying the challenge of coming up with blog posts inspired by zodiac traits. It's a lot of fun looking at the prompt options for each sign, and gives me a lot more scope than I imagined! it's also much better than having to come up with… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – TAURUS [1] What Is Strength?

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The Zodiac Posts – ARIES [3] A is for Action – the Jaycee Ford Interview

A is for Action #DoYouHearTheBuzz? Following my interview with Maya Starling about mental health in fiction and her main character, Etta, I decided to interview three very different authors on their craft and their various approaches to action and writing dynamic scenes. You can read steampunk author Kara Jorgensen's interview here: ARIES [1] You can… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – ARIES [3] A is for Action – the Jaycee Ford Interview

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The Zodiac Posts – ARIES [2] A is for Action – the Charlotte Ashley Interview

A is for Action I thought it would be a good idea to ask three very different talents the same questions on action and dynamism in their work. I got this idea from my Zodiac theme - Aries being apparently all about action. First, I interviewed Steampunk author Kara Jorgensen, on #WeNeedDiverseBooks, writing a linked… Continue reading The Zodiac Posts – ARIES [2] A is for Action – the Charlotte Ashley Interview