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For many people, dialogue is the heartbeat of fiction. As arguably the only true form of “showing” in written fiction, it offers an ..read more
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“Writing is magic,” notes Stephen King, the most prolific author in history, “as much the water of life as any other creative art. ..read more
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Man vs. Self—it’s the most archetypal of all stories. This is because all stories are ultimately rooted in the primal and personal ..read more
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“How do I figure out my character’s arc?” This is a question I receive commonly—and with good reason. Not only is your character ..read more
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Can a story have too much plot? It might surprise you (especially if you’re a regular reader of the site), but the answer is absolutely ..read more
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Have you ever read a book for a second, third, even tenth time—just to experience the emotion the story evokes? Clearly the elements of ..read more
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Stories are about change. Sometimes that change is positive, driven by hopeful or even heroic people. But sometimes that change is ..read more
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There are only two or three human stories, but they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they never happened.–Willa Cather The ..read more
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Your thematic metaphor is the unifying idea that emerges as the meaning behind your characters’ adventures in their story world. Once ..read more
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There are two great questions faced by every writer. One is How do I write a great book? And the other is How do I get people to buy it ..read more

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