• The association game a writing exercise
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    Writing exercise: the association game

    What is an association game? Association games are well-known within theatres and as a practice in creative thinking in general. There are a ton of ways to go about it, but here I’ll provide you with a suggestion on how to use it with creative writing, to generate new ideas. Association game First of all this exercise is about jumpstarting your creativity and thinking outside the box. Maybe you have a certain scene or character in your story, that you’re a bit stuck with. Perhaps something is just missing or you’re unsure of how your worldbuilding is going to hold up. This is where the association game can prove to…

  • Bookreview The Raven Boys Maggie Stiefvater
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    Bookreview: The Raven Boys

    Bookreview of The Raven Boys “The Raven Boys” by Maggie Stiefvater is the first book in a magical series about ancient welsh kings, spirit paths, psychics and teenagers from different layers in society. Summary: Blue is stuck in small town Henrietta with the house full of female psychic family members. She tries her best to stand out in school, as she is the only non-psychic in the house. She only has two rules; stay away from boys and especially stay away from Aglionby boys. The latter being the private school for extremely rich boys with big cars and big egos. A prophecy have always said that Blue will kill her…

  • Skriveøvelse Associations leg MadebyPernille
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    Skriveøvelse: Associations leg

    Skriveøvelse: Associations leg En associations leg er velkendt indenfor teatersport og som øvelse i kreativ tænkning generelt. Der er mange måder at bruge det på, men jeg vil her fortælle hvordan du kan bruge den i forbindelse med dit forfatterskab, til at få nye idéer. Hvad handler det om? Først og fremmest handler denne øvelse om at sætte gang i kreativiteten og prøve at tænke lidt ude af boksen. Det kan være du har en bestemt scene eller karakter i din historie som du ikke rigtig kan komme videre med. Måske mangler der bare noget eller du er usikker på hvordan din verden skal hænge sammen. Det er her associations…

  • Bookreview The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman
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    Bookreview: The Lost Plot

    Bookreview of The Lost Plot This is my bookreview of The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman. It is the fourth book in The Invisible Library series about the interdimensional Librarian spy, Irene Winters. Summary “The Lost Plot is an action-packed literary adventure. In a 1930s-esque Chicago, Prohibition is in force, fedoras, flapper dresses and tommy guns are in fashion, and intrigue is afoot. Intrepid Librarians Irene and Kai find themselves caught in the middle of a dragon vs dragon contest. […] this could even trigger war. Irene and Kai find themselves trapped in a race against time (and dragons) to procure a rare book. They’ll face gangsters, blackmail and fiendish…

  • 5 free resources on character development
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    5 resources on how to create a character

    Do you want to know how to create a character? You want to create multidimensional, exciting and believable characters. You want your readers to absolutely fall for your characters and your story. But developing characters and making sure they have a wide variety of traits can be a daunting task. That’s why I’ve created this list of 5 quick resources on how to create a character worth reading about. 5 awesome resources on character development Writing a book is no easy task, and character development isn’t either. Sometimes you need a little help with creating your characters. Don’t worry my friend, help is here! I’ve collected a list of 5…

  • Bookreview The Burning Page by Genevieve Cogman
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    Bookreview: The Burning Page

    Bookreview ‘The Burning Page’ Here is my bookreview of The Burning Page. It’s the third instalment in The Invisible Library Series by author Genevieve Cogman. The main character is a hardworking interdimensional librarian secret agent and she is always on a mission.  Summary “Librarian spy Irene has professional standards to maintain. Standards that absolutely do not include making hasty, unplanned escapes through a burning besieged building. […] Gates back to the Library are malfunctioning across a multitude of worlds, creating general havoc. She [Irene] and Kai are tasked with a mission to St Petersburg’s Winter Palace, to retrieve a book which will help restore order. […] A nightmare figure bent…

  • Sådan skaber du spændende karakterer til din bog
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    5 ressourcer til karakterudvikling

    Sådan skaber du spændende karakterer til din bog. Du vil gerne skabe multidimensionelle, spændende og troværdige karakterer. Du vil gerne have at dine læsere falder for dine personer og historier. Men at udvikle karakterer og sørge for at de har en bred vifte af personlighedstræk kan føles uoverskueligt. Derfor har jeg lavet denne liste til dig. 5 gratis ressourcer til karakterudvikling Det er ikke nemt at skrive en bog, og det er bestemt heller ikke nemt at finde på personer der er værd at læse. Nogle gange, har man brug for lidt hjælp med at skabe de karakterer. Hjælpen er på vej min ven, bare rolig! Jeg har samlet en…

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    Bookreview: The Masked City

    This is my bookreview of “The Masked City” by Genevieve Cogman. This is the second in a book-series about the interdimensional book-stealing librarian, Irene Winters.  Summary Borrowed from the authors webpage: “Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he’s been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. […] Irene’s mission to save Kai and avert Armageddon will take her to a dark, alternate Venice where it’s always Carnival. Here Irene will be forced to blackmail, fast talk, and fight. Or face death.” Verdict (As this book is part…