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Talent Versus Skill

You’re going to be rejected. A lot. Like, a WHOLE lot. And it will hurt, every single time. I’m not saying you should give up – in fact, this blog is to say the opposite. Writing is, controversially enough, a talent and a skill. There are some people, I’ve discovered, who pick a side – […]

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30 Day Character Building Challenge

Day Thirty Dialogue. For the last day of our journey, I wanna keep it simple. You would be surprised how often people struggle with decent dialogue. An easy enough trick is to hold these conversations with yourself. It sounds and feels crazy, but the payoff is worth it. If a line sounds wrong coming from […]

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30 Day Character Building Challenge

Day Twenty-Nine There are no second chances for a first impression. Your opening scene needs to matter. You need to decide where and why that scene is the best point for someone to dive into your protagonists’ life. Here are some quick tips: 1.) Provide just a taste of their inner mind/wound. Bait and hook […]

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30 Day Character Building Challenge

Day Twenty-Eight Originality is dead. I know. This sucks to hear and maybe it’s been beaten over your head a million times, but that just proves my point. Every idea has been done, in some shape or form. The key is to realize that every idea can come in a million flavors. It’s up to […]

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Hello! I’m Jam. I started writing as a kid, and decided to try making a living from telling stories. Most of my work centers around LGBTQ+ characters, though I can never predict what I’ll be inspired to write next.

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