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Archive for Tag: Ally Broadfield

Keeping Mythology Fresh in a Modern Setting

Posted on Dec 7, 2015 by   8 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

by Ally Broadfield There’s a lot of wonderful mythology-based fiction set in modern times, especially for the middle grade and young adult markets. The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan, the Forgive My Fins and Oh My Gods series’ from Tera Lyn Childs, and Aimee Carter’s The Goddess Test series to name a few. How [Read more…]

The Good, The Bad & The Necessary: Critique Groups by Ally Broadfield

Posted on Dec 30, 2013 by   6 Comments | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

The benefits of belonging to the right critique group are numerous, including giving you encouragement and support, creating accountability, and helping you take your writing to a new level. But what if your critique group isn’t giving you these things?  Five signs it’s time for you to find a new critique group:  5. Are the [Read more…]

Incorporating Humor into Your Writing

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

by Ally Broadfield   Sociologists, anthropologists, and biologists believe that the ability of humans to laugh serves two essential life functions: to lessen tension and anxiety, and to help us bond with others. Both of these are compelling reasons to incorporate humor into your writing. As romance writers, one of our primary goals is to [Read more…]

FF&P WORKSHOP UPDATE

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 by   1 Comment | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

The Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter of the RWA Presents the line up of great workshops for 2013! Click here to see the full line up! http://romance-ffp.com/page/workshops SWOT Analysis for Writers by Dr Leslie Dow April 15-28, 2013 SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) Analysis is a tool used every day in business strategy to [Read more…]