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032. Flash Fiction with Allison Spooner

032. Flash Fiction with Allison Spooner

Update: 2019-10-27
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IntroductionsOutsource your writing parameters

  • Accountability through writing groups, events, and contests

  • Benefits of deadlines, prompts, settings, and other writing constraints

  • Outlining and other ways to complete a novel in small pieces

  • Writing exercises and parameters that help you get better with practice

  • Telling a story with Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey

  • Tips for writing when you need some structure

Methods for practicing writing

  • Look for random writing prompts online or in your physical environment

  • Start small, like 500 words

  • Go to writing events near you

  • Try writing at different times and with different techniques to find what works best for you

  • Donald Miller's 5 Writing Tips

  • Make your customer the hero of your business' stories

  • Write for fun, define writing success for you, and a little progress is still progress

  • Scale up to make a novel

  • One flash fiction story per day will help you reach your NaNoWriMo goal

  • Come up with writing prompts for the whole month in advance

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032. Flash Fiction with Allison Spooner

032. Flash Fiction with Allison Spooner

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