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Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing–At ALL Cost.

We, as writers, are trained to kill clichéd phrases in sentences. But that’s not the only place they can hide—they can infect the spaces between the words, too. Continue reading

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Character Types & Which Ones Deserve A Place In Your Story.

Once you’re aware of character type, you’ll find yourself noticing it more and more in what you read and watch. You can then use this awareness to study that character and see what elements you can use in your own writing. Continue reading

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Writing The Perfect Murder Scene!!!

If you want your readers to believe your story, get the details right. Either write about what you know, or do your research properly. Continue reading

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How To Write An Exciting Thriller Novel.

A mystery follows an intellectual protagonist who puts together clues to solve a crime after it’s been committed, and a thriller details the prevention of a crime before it has been committed. Continue reading

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Find Your New Indie Author Today.

Found this website earlier. It looks very promising — a place to find new books from indie authors. You can also submit your own works to their site. Check it out and let me know what you think. http://www.fictiongateway.com

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How To Write A Scene Like A Pro.

You not only have to come up with a great premise, engaging characters, high stakes, and conflict that pushes the protagonist toward his goal, but you must also learn how write a scene that compels readers—and fill your book with them. Continue reading

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How To Build TENSION In Your Story.

The stakes in fiction matter because stakes create tension. The protagonist’s ultimate happiness, perhaps even his life, depends on the outcome. Continue reading

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