• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Books,  Reviews,  Uncategorized

    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…

  • Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge 2018
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    Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge 2018

    Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to kickstart October, than a writing challenge! Because all my other writing prompts have been so popular, I’ve made one just for Halloween. The Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge #2018 is here! I’ve tried to keep it a bit ‘traditional’ in terms of the theme. You can use these halloween writing prompts to write in any genre you want. You can even use them as drawing prompts, if you’re doing the inktober drawing challenge! Have you never tried using writing prompts before? How about reading a little about the different kinds of prompts and how to use it to kickstart your…

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    Esbjerg Fantasy Festival 2018

    Esbjerg Fantasy Festival 2018 er den fjerde festival af slagsen. Festivalen er arrangeret af Esbjerg kommunes biblioteker og foregik i år i og omkring hovedbiblioteket i Esbjerg. Fantasy festivalen inkluderer alt lige fra bøger og illustrationer til rollespil og merchandise. Jeg var inviteret til at deltage på festivalen den 16. september og her er et lille udpluk af mine oplevelser. Læs mere om festivalen her>> Pernille på Esbjerg Fantasy Festival 2018 (Jeg fik et gratis armbånd til festivalen, for at skrive et blogindlæg om min oplevelse) Bøger & forfattere Det er ingen hemmelighed at jeg er super fan af sci-fi og fantasy. Så jeg startede min søndag på festivalen med…

  • Feedback and testreaders
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    Feedback & Test Readers – Who’s who? (Part 1)

    Who are your test readers? As a writer, you have plenty of opportunities to get feedback on your books and texts, both the already published and especially the material you haven’t finished or that you’re still working on. It can be a little difficult to grasp, who can help with what and that’s why I’ve gathered a little guide for you here, where you can see some of the different types of test readers and what they will often be able to do for you, before you send your manuscript to a publisher or press “publish”. (Read this post in Danish here>>) As I see it, there are two categories…