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Start Placing Your Orders

by Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare To Be A Great Writer This is an” advertisement for myself.” It is directed to those people who are interested in improving their writing abilities and becoming professional writers. I cannot be falsely modest … Continue reading

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The Characters Don’t Write The Book

by Leonard Bishop  When speaking before groups who are interested in writing–or a classroom of students–there are two questions I am always asked. Here are the questions, and my answers. “Is the hallmark of a genuine writing talent only when … Continue reading

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Teenage Daughter Adds A New Dimension

By Leonard Bishop      I have a teenage daughter and we are in a generation gap. At 16 she has outgrown rainbow stickers and unicorns and is obsessed on furs and Ferraris.  She is everywhere in the house, all at … Continue reading

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Writing Hint: Use Adventure!

From Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare To Be A Great Writer To keep a novel alive, use adventure.  Have a highly credible character that performs highly incredible things.  (8/26/98)

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Writer’s Hint: Theatricality and Drama

From Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare to Be a Great Writer Theatricality is visual, unusual, and gets the reader’s attention.  Drama holds the reader in an emotional strata.  That’s what the readers are engaged in.  (10-13-94) ©by Leonard Bishop

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Multiple Viewpoints

Coming to this site:  We will be featuring Leonard Bishop, a best-selling author and writing teacher.  We hope you are entertained and enlightened.  He always did that for us, his family, fellow writers, and students.  We hope to pass it … Continue reading

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