Is your viewpoint character coming off as heartless? Here's how to fix it.
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Don't let a novel opening go to waste.
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An opening set in occupied India. What could go wrong?
Both practical and fun, this narrative premise is a great choice for many stories.
You don't even notice it until it's gone.
Does this novel redefine the form, or does it have bad form?
Write a letter to your readers.
While readers are sorting out what you're saying, they can't appreciate your story.
Check out this book about Nicholas Flamel. Did you know it's about Nicholas Flamel?
A 19th century artistic movement, in MY writing? It's more likely than you think!
Genre critic vs. literary author!
Trying to fit two heads in one scene can come with consequences.
Readers want entertaining narration, but how do you make it entertaining?
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We must all appreciate the hard working verb.
We're in the “similes are metaphors” camp.
Marketing buzzwords vs the story: the battle begins.