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Writing the Tightrope: Elements of Tension Webinar

Tension is vital to all story, but authors often find it difficult to implement in their writing. In this webinar on March 26th I will define tension in concrete terms, explain why it is so important to story, and demonstrate how to create it using plotting, structure, pacing, and tone. Appropriate for all genres from […]

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Laura Ellen’s Top Ten Blog Posts

“Tis the season for countdowns. My personal favorites are the top 100 songs of the year or decade — especially when the radio station playing the countdown is mostly commercial-free. I also enjoy countdowns of top books because usually I haven’t read most of them — which is why I am NOT doing a ‘top […]

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Laura's Musical Inspiration

Previous ‘Current Inspiration’

One of the most common questions Laura Ellen is asked is this: Where do you get your inspiration? MUSIC  “Music is how I connect myself to my stories.”  — Laura Ellen Although she finds it in many things, music is the most common source of inspiration for Laura Ellen. From the first few rumblings of […]

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