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Jim Butcher on Writing

New York Times Bestselling Author, Jim Butcher’s Advice on writing. A collection of notes from various lectures and essays given by Jim.

Child of Fire: A Writing Journey From Word One to Holding the Book for the First Time

I just wanted to write down my experience publishing Child of Fire. To be honest, it didn’t feel real until I held a copy of the book in my hands. Ever since I was six years old, I wanted to write and publish a book. That dream has become such a large part of who…
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How to Describe a Voice

Ultimately, the right description of a voice can set a scene and make it easier for your reader to imagine voices in their heads. Just a few little changes to the way you describe voices and introduce statements makes a big difference.

Good Character Development Questions

If there is anything that can make or break a story, its characters. Poorly written, uninteresting, unrealistic, or inconsistent characters can turn readers off from your story within a few short pages.

Why Moleskine Notebooks are Perfect for Writers

With a durable cover and binding, pages designed to your needs, and convenient internal storage, a Moleskine notebook is perfect for you to keep track of your ideas while you work towards bringing them to life.

How to Avoid Terrible Writing Advice

As writers, we often find ourselves taking advice from rather terrible sources. Learn how to avoid terrible writing advice and see your creative vision succeed.

Should You Learn to Paint?

I hope that you find the courage to being your artist journey and begin to paint. With so many amazing resources online, you can learn from so many others.