One Tip For Improving Your Fight Scenes

Fight scenes are tricky to write. Not only are they difficult to choreograph, to make believable, and to finish without accidentally making them funny, but it can also be difficult to simply find the words to make a fight scene strong. There are so many things that go into writing a good fight scene.

Today, though, I’ll be focusing on one.

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Review: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1)

Here’s an awesome review from Jill’s Book Blog! The first book of one of my favourite series from when I was a kid, so check it out.

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78411.jpgTitle: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1)
Author: Lemony Snicket
Genre: Middle Grade
Publisher: Scholastic
Source: Library
Release Date: September 30, 1999
Rating: ★★★★★

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Goodreads Synopsis:

Dear Reader,

I’m sorry to say that the book you are holding in your hands is extremely unpleasant. It tells an unhappy tale about three very unlucky children. Even though they are charming and clever, the Baudelaire siblings lead lives filled with misery and woe. From the very first page of this book when the children are at the beach and receive terrible news, continuing on through the entire story, disaster lurks at their heels. One might say they are magnets for misfortune.

In this short book alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune, and cold porridge for breakfast.

It is my sad duty to write down these…

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5 Types of Antagonist: Writing Compelling Opponents

Your story’s plot is what happens when obstacles get in the way of your protagonist’s goal. If you don’t have conflict, you don’t have a story. And who is it who causes the conflict? Well, that would be the antagonists, of course.

Today, I’m going to take a look at 5 Types of Antagonist that you can add to your story and challenge you to think about what’s right for you.

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Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou?

This is really good. Go read it. That’s all I got.

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We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great!

We only have one planet. If this one goes down the drain we and our future children cannot decide to move to Mars or another galaxy far far away. We’re stuck here and it’s important that we are aware of that and look after our planet. Dad and I recycle everything we can, our recycling bags are often full to the brim and I think it is important to help the environment the best we can.

However, I think we have to be mindful that some things have a hidden use that not everyone will be aware of or even consider. Especially if it does not affect us or someone we know, directly.

Lately, plastic straws have been a hot topic in the news…

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