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Words of Wisdom, from Author J Robert King

Posted by Jarrod Penfold on Saturday, July 14, 2012,
Famed author of Dragonlance, Ravenloft, Magic: the Gathering, Planescape, Guild Wars 2 novels, just to mention a few, J. Robert King (@jrobertking) was kind enough to offer me some advice on the preparation of novel writing.

Hey, Jarrod:

For many novels, I've created a detailed outline that breaks the novel into chapters with a paragraph or two per chapter to explain what will be happening.

This approach has a number of benefits:
1. I can explore the whole story arc in a condensed form.
2. The ext...
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Posted by Jarrod Penfold on Saturday, August 22, 2009,
Greetings and so forth.

Do you often buy a game without looking at the blurb on the box?  Or a book without reading the outline on the cover?  Or an unseen DVD without paying heed to the story on the case?

Well, maybe you've taken the gamble on the occasional DVD - sometimes a great list of cast or an amazingly grabbing picture may make you think it's worth the punt.  And to be honest, they do say that a picture is worth a thousand words.

But words themselves are great, powerful, artistic magick...
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