Get Out of Your Head – watch out for head words | excerpt

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One of the biggest challenges to me as a writer is my tendency to live most of my life buried deep in my own mind. This can lead to my prose being what my editor calls “heady”.
I wonder if you feel the same?
The people in my mind are vivid, emotional, real in a way that can be hard to translate onto paper.
So how do you ground your character in the world? In their own body?
Here are a few ways that I’ve learned to pull my character out of the “head zone.”


by Sandra Hurst, Author

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