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Show, don’t tell

Many people make the error of describing and telling instead of showing – and that makes a story flat and boring. During all my work with writers, both known and so-far unknown, it has been near to my heart to help them create life with this technique. Continue reading

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Redigering: Sanser og isbjerge/Editing: Senses and icebergs

Hemingway wrote, that the reader will have a feeling of those things as strongly as the writer had stated them, and this is exactly what it’s about: transfering emotion from yourself, as a writer, to the reader sitting somewhere out there in the world reading your book. Continue reading

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Om at redigere/On editing

Det nemmeste ved at skrive er faktisk at skrive. Historien er planlagt, fingrene danser over tastaturet, karaktererne bliver levende, plottet udfolder sig, og alt er skønt. Inden du ser dig om, har du skrevet en hel roman, og så … … Continue reading

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Hvordan begynder man at skrive en bog?/How do you start writing a book?

  De fleste af os, som elsker at skrive, har været der. Begyndelsen. Den blanke side, der bare stirrer trodsigt tilbage, undvigende nærmest. Hvad skriver du? Kapitel 1? Eller titlen, hvis du allerede kender den. Eller måske begynder du at … Continue reading

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Editing & promises of summer

There’s a touch of summer in the air today. The wind still has it’s bite of winter, the memories of snow on it’s fingertips. The flowers don’t care. They stick with their decision, they’re coming now, stretching their long necks … Continue reading

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