A gut feeling for stories isn't enough.
We're in the “similes are metaphors” camp.
If you want to hook readers, you'll have less freedom to make changes.
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Writers love to offer lists of rules for writing, especially if they’ve got a book to promote.
We know how to write, but do we know *how* to write?
Telling a story is one thing, but how you tell it is another.
Do audiences have no taste or are critics elitist snobs?
As a successful writer, he must have something useful to tell us, right?
Your magnificent novel in progress could be holding you back.
Your struggle with writing today may have an origin that's over 200 years old.
Nothing good happens in an interlude.
Why are writers so bad at writing about writing?
How to put words on paper?
Direct instruction is not the only way to learn story technique.
You have an idea.
Honor this book for how it impacted us and stop celebrating it as a storytelling achievement.
The structures in place to teach storytelling are woefully inadequate.
While these structures won't ruin a good story, they aren't providing what storytellers need.
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