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Basic Fiction Terms And Definitions

A few basics to learn as you begin your writing adventure. These terms must be learned and understood to work your way through all the writing advice you are bound to come across as you grow as a writer. The … Continue reading

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How To Create Strong Female Characters

The damsel in distress days are long gone. Today female characters are self-reliant, strong, and can kickass if need be. They can step into the role of leader and take charge of the situation. However, you don’t want them to … Continue reading

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Crafting Cunning Characters

How do you create crafty and cunning characters in your stories? It’s not enough to tell the reader a character is cunning you must show it in their actions. The article that followers describes how to craft those cunningly interesting … Continue reading

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Which Characters Should Be In Your Novel

You have your protagonist. You have your antagonist. Good to go right? No! Of course, we all know we need to populate our stories with multiple characters, and the cast should always include certain archetypes every time. If you take … Continue reading

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When And Where To Add Backstory

The backstory is an integral part of your overall story and should reveal just enough information at the right time to entice your readers. Going about revealing the backstory can be difficult, but with the steps below you will become … Continue reading

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Character Archetypes & How To Use Them

Which archetype do your characters fall in to? Learning how to utilize archetype characteristics will enhance your reader’s experience and create a better plot line. The first step to understanding archetypes is learning their basic wants, fears, and needs. The … Continue reading

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Blurring Good vs. Evil In Your Story

No one is 100% evil or good. There lingers in them a little of the opposite of their true nature. This is a good thing for storytellers because it adds tension and conflict. How do you go about using this … Continue reading

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