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How to Take Charge of Your Novel's Symbolism

On the monomythical hero’s journey, the hero is usually “marked” in some way– often with a symbol like a scar or with a special accessory, like a ring. (“Branding” is also an element of Russian folklore). This mark or brand becomes a symbol throughout the novel. Symbols can mark groups of characters too, like the faction symbols in Divergent or the house sigils in A Game of Thrones. In Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry is marked by a scar in the shape of a lightning bolt. In The…

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When I started writing young adult books, I found this information over at CJ Omololu's blog, and put it into the form of a chart. It helps me visually see how elements in each box should connect. ...

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Writing Crime Fiction - Suspense

Writing a crime fiction novel for #NaNoWriMo? Take a look at these 7 crucial elements of gripping suspense! #writingtips

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Three Rivers Deep

Three Rivers Deep | elemental book series "A two-souled girl begins a journey of self-discovery..." READ MORE @ http://threeriversdeep.wordpress.com/three-rivers-deep-book-one-overview/

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