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What can you do if you have too many ideas in your story, but you want to keep them in, so the story sounds better?  

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Hello Angela,

Are you sure that you have too many ideas?  Perhaps it will take a bit of organizing.  I suggest that you write the story completely, a rough draft, then go back for several reviews and rewrites. Then you can sift, sort, add, delete, and see what is really necessary to the story.  It is true that you do not want to have anything that is not relavant and necessary to tell the tale.

If your story is wandering from one idea to another, then you need more discipline in keeping those ideas out and save those ideas for other books.

Happy writing,
Dorothy  

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Dorothy K Morris

Expertise

I can answer questions about writing fiction, creating characters and re-writing. I cannot answer homework questions.

Experience

I am a published author of nine novels in The Mockingbird Hill Series.

Organizations
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR

Publications
NOVELS in the MOCKINGBIRD HILL SERIES: SECRET SINS OF THE MOTHERS, COYOTES OF CREEK CROSSING, THE EIGHTH EVIL, THE TIME IN BETWEEN, DIRTY RICE, TALLY'S NOOK, FROM THE FAR PLACES, NATURE OF THE BEAST, (THE RANKS OF THE INSANE (to come out summer 2016))

Education/Credentials
Studied writing at at American University in DC

Awards and Honors
Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in The World, Who's Who in America.

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