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Making Your Story Idea Commercial - Key Issues Writers Must Address to Succeed in the New Paradigm May 28, 2022

This special episode replays Zena's recent presentation as a guest on Writers Chat, where she was invited to speak on how writers can make their story ideas commercial. The answer, Zena says, is...

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5 Keys to Keeping Your Main Character Active and Not Passive Mar 26, 2022

One of the most important rules of story is that your main character must drive the action of the story. He cannot be passive. When you have a passive character, it means that things are happening...

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Five Clever Techniques to Make Your Audience Care Feb 27, 2022

One of the most important skills you can learn as a writer is how to draw your readers into your story and keep them invested all the way to the end. You start by creating a character that is...

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A Writer's Self-Worth: How Writers can Overcome Performance-Based Value - Part 2 Dec 25, 2021

When I wrote part one of this post, I had no idea that part two would land on Christmas Day. Christmas, where Christians celebrate the birth of the Savior, who came to deliver us from the just...

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A Writer's Self-Worth: How Writers can Overcome Performance-Based Value - Part 1 Nov 27, 2021

One of the things I’ve noticed about artists is that most of us experience intermittent bouts of “Existential Funk.” Call them crises if you like, but the gist of it is that we...

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The Well Creativity Conference - WATCH Zena's Keynote Presentation Day 2! Apr 24, 2021

On Day 2 of The Well, Zena Dell Lowe delivered her second keynote presentation. This time she focused on the power of visual images -- particularly the power of storytellers who use visual images...

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