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Practical Advice for Point of View Problems

Practical Advice for Point of View Problems

July 25, 2019 9 min read 0 Comments

One of the more difficult problems to spot in your own writing is problems with your point of view.  In this article, we explore some of the most common point of view problems, how to recognize them — and, most importantly, how to fix them.
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The Power of Setting: Using Vivid Description to Enthrall Your Readers

The Power of Setting: Using Vivid Description to Enthrall Your Readers

July 18, 2019 8 min read 0 Comments

Great fiction is the kind that has readers dreaming about the setting and the characters long after the book is finished — and if you don’t offer a vivid description of the setting to your readers, they can’t dream about it.  Learn how to craft the kind of descriptions that stick in your readers’ minds.
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Building Tension: Skills For Crafting Suspense In Your Story

Building Tension: Skills For Crafting Suspense In Your Story

June 28, 2019 7 min read 0 Comments

Suspense is an essential ingredient in fiction. It’s what keeps your readers turning the page long after they’ve declared that they’ll ‘read just one more page before I put the light out’. Without tension and suspense, your story is flat and lifeless.

In this post, learn 3 tried and true techniques to build the tension and keep your readers hooked with suspense.  

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Mastering the Art of Dialogue

Mastering the Art of Dialogue

June 14, 2019 10 min read 0 Comments

There’s more to mastering dialogue than being able to fill page after page with your characters’ conversations.  Check out our masterclass on how to write authentic sounding dialogue that helps get your readers immersed in your story.
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Getting to Know Your Protagonist: How to Create “Real” Characters

Getting to Know Your Protagonist: How to Create “Real” Characters

May 30, 2019 8 min read 0 Comments

Being able to craft a protagonist in your story that is three-dimensional and totally “real” is a skill that a lot of novelist struggle with - but it’s absolutely possible to learn this skill.  Keep reading if you want to discover powerful secrets for creating characters that jump right off the page.
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