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Terry Spear--USA Today Bestselling Author of Urban Fantasy Romance, Medieval Highland Romances, and Paranormal Young Adult Romance

Sunday, December 26, 2010

I'm Back!


Well, I've been here, but after working for half a day, I've had a mother of a headache, and so after a miracle drug--2 tylenol and a decongestant and a nap--I think I've developed some wolfish genetics and woohoo, headache gone!

It's amazing how different I feel when I'm not fighting a whopper of a headache. The day's brighter, even though the night is fast approaching. *sigh*

And before the end of the month, which means the beginning of a whole new year, I'll be at three more blogs until the end of the WOLF FEVER tour!

12/27 Thoughts in Progress
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12/28 That’s What I’m Talking About
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12/29 A Simple Love of Reading

I'll also be starting the Conflict! Conflict! Conflict! Online Workshop:

Jan 3-28

(4 weeks--12 lessons--$25)

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Conflict! Conflict! Conflict!
How to Write Conflict in Every Scene!

From warriors fighting on the battlefield and storms that threaten mayhem, to the conflict in relationships from romance to just plain living around others--EVEN if the individual is shipwrecked alone on a desert island--conflict is all around us.

For fiction, it's essential to show conflict in every scene, to engage the reader throughout our tale. Even for nonfiction, conflict in the story makes for much more interesting reading.

So we will discuss internal/external conflict, conflict in dialogue, conflict in actions and reactions, conflict in settings, conflict between individuals, conflict in plot, and subplots, subtle and not so subtle conflicts, and much more. Every lesson has exercises and I critique your writing samples.

We have 3 lessons per week.

So if you'd like to find some ways to make those scenes much more conflictive, join me in Conflict! Conflict! Conflict!

Now that I have vanished my headache, I'm off to fight some stone golems in Dragon Age.

I did send off the newsletter with the new Allure of the Wolf, but never received a copy. So if anyone received it, if you could send me a copy, I can forward it to anyone else who didn't receive it either. Thanks!!

And happy day after Christmas!

Terry
"Giving new meaning to the term alpha male."
www.terryspear.com

4 comments:

diva donna said...

Sorry about the Headache. I have a conflict. No newsletter. I think it was lost on the trail somewhere.

Terry Spear/Terry Lee Wilde said...

*sigh* I sent it, but somehow it sent as a preview and now I can't send it again until tomorrow.

Mason Canyon said...

Glad your headache is better. I know how those feel, I've been having a go with one back and forth for two days now. I got a copy of the newsletter so I'll forward it back to you. Looking forward to your post tomorrow at Thoughts in Progress.

Mason
Thoughts in Progress

Terry Spear/Terry Lee Wilde said...

I'm sure it was a sinus headache. It's hard to concentrate on anything when you feel that badly! Thanks for having me, Mason! I'm off to let everyone know! :)