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Letter to a young creative writer — How do I start?

Posted By cmpaton 121 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Letter to a young creative writer Read and write as much as possible This is to discover what kind of creative writing you would like to do. Most people will tell you to write the kind of things you like to read. Some of the choices would be: Fiction: short stories, novels, short-shorts Nonfiction: Personal essays, […]
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A superior moral justification for selfishness: the myth of human supremacy

Posted By cmpaton 177 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Review: Why are we killing the planet? “The Myth of Human Supremacy” nails troubling answers From East Village Magazine Human supremacy, according to Derrick Jensen, is a contradiction in terms. In The Myth of Human Supremacy, Jensen’s impassioned and intelligent analysis of the myth that proclaims we humans are superior beings, posits his approach with […]
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5 Time Tested Traits for Your Ultimate Romance Novel Protagonist

Posted By cmpaton 178 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Romance Novel Protagonist The best romantic heroes and heroines sweep us off our feet and make us believe in love again. Mediocre protagonists barely register. As a romance writer, your priority is crafting characters that we remember long after putting the book down. Hard to pull off? You bet. But heroes from long-dead civilizations, like […]
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How to Attain Top Writer Status on Medium – 7 Popular Themes in Writing

Posted By cmpaton 184 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - How to Attain Top Writer Status on Medium Imagine that you are a writer new to Medium. Question abound. What do I write about? What will people read? What has been written before? What will break through the noise? In thinking about these questions and because I normally write about writing, I was curious to […]
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How to Rescue Your Heroine’s Journey Unique Character Arc

Posted By cmpaton 191 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - The Heroine’s Journey When Joseph Campbell wrote his comparative mythology opus, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, he set in motion the embracing of a mono-myth that would launch hundreds of Hollywood and novel writer’s careers. Campbell’s dense academic writing is not for the fainthearted however and it was Christopher Vogler who brought Campbell’s work […]
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Fire up your Fiction! 9 Powerful Online Fiction Writing Courses

Posted By cmpaton 198 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Online Fiction Writing Courses There are now many great creative writing and online fiction writing courses. You could probably write a short story or outline a novel in the time it will take you to research and compare what’s out there. So, without any more time wasting, we’ve put together a few top courses that […]
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How to make marketing demographics psychobabble work for your writing

Posted By cmpaton 209 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Next in the marketing for writers series… Marketing Demographics Once you have thought about your “whys” of your writing (business): What made you start writing? What is your “why” or your writing story? What desire or need does your writing fulfill for others? What makes your writing unique? What qualities do you offer as a […]
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Marketing for writers: Why this writer loves marketing (how you can too!)

Posted By cmpaton 211 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Marketing for writers It is no secret that many successful writers and bloggers everywhere use the principles of copywriting to give their message more power and influence. Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things. — David Ogilvy It is also no secret that most writers would like to earn money or their entire living from their writing. […]
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Marketing for Writers – How to Love Marketing Even if You Don’t

Posted By cmpaton 216 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Marketing for writers or how to make sweet marketing love for writers that don’t (love marketing) Yes, it is sweet to imagine that you can just write and write non-stop. Sit under that tree and wax poetic. Ahhh, life is good. No Twittering, Facebooking, Instagramming, Snap Chatting social media to update with your latest lunch […]
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Barbie’s {STEM} Inferiority Complex: Obstacles to Living an Authentic Life

Posted By cmpaton 219 days ago on Literature

https://carlampaton.com - Math Class is Tough and Barbie’s Inferiority Complex In 1992, the Mattel toy company released a Teen Talk Barbie that said, “Math class is tough!” This phrase (later removed from Barbie’s repertoire) from a popular culture icon reflected the math anxiety that many students have. As a teenager, I experienced math anxiety after my initial […]
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