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How To Foreshadow In Fiction.

A hint here and a dropped clue there, foreshadowing can be one of the most powerful tools a writer has. Done correctly, it can shock and confound the reader, bringing them further into the story. How do you foreshadow? The … Continue reading

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Where To Insert The Inciting Incident

That status quo is shaken, and the real story begins. At what point in your novel should you shake things up for your main character? The placement of the inciting incident varies from story to story. The length of its … Continue reading

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🔟 Worst Hero Tropes

What’s more annoying than a predictable villain? Answer: A predictable hero, of course. How do you steer clear of these horrible tropes? First, you have to be aware of and identify them. The video below will walk you through the … Continue reading

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Writer’s Retreat

So you need to get away, for whatever reason, and get some writing done. Where do you go? How much will it cost? The following list is of some fantastic writer retreats for you to browse and compare. For when … Continue reading

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Challenges Of Writing For A Modern Audience

These days is writing a novel easier, harder, or basically the same as it was in the past? In this age of the super information highway, fake news, and instant gratification do your readers expect more and know more. The … Continue reading

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Creating A Religion For Your Fantasy World

Are you in the process of building a world for your novel? Have you considered all aspects? Within your newly created world is there one or many religions that the inhabitants subscribe to? How does one go about inventing a … Continue reading

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Identifying Your Storys Filler & How to Cut It.

Story filler is like an unnecessary cushion. It may look good but ultimately fulfills no purpose and can harm the reader’s experience. How do you go about identifying and cutting your books filler? The only way to accomplish this is … Continue reading

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