Category Archives: editing

The Story Behind The Story by Debralee Mede

Backstory influences how a  character behaves in the present.  One doesn’t really want to go on and on about the character’s history just by telling readers what happened and provide them with an information dump of character history. Instead different … Continue reading

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I Think I Have a Bad Case of “Whatchamacallit” by Debralee Mede

Imagine this:  A most evil, malignant and immortal wizard who throughout his villainous reign has plagued some with fear by acting like a “raging psychopath and sadist deriving pure amusement by inflicting pain on others.”  He does so without remorse: … Continue reading

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