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In literature, a character vs. character conflict, also known as man vs. man conflict, involves two characters struggling against each other. The conflict can manifest in differ...

Jun 26, 2019

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Fables are characterized by their moral lessons. These short tales were once passed down as folklore to teach listeners the difference between right and wrong, give advice on pr...

Jun 24, 2019

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Fables are characterized by their moral lessons. These short tales were once passed down as folklore to teach listeners the difference between right and wrong, give advice on pr...

Jun 24, 2019

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Margaret Atwood, Booker Prize-winning author of The Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale, Alias Grace, and Oryx and Crake, is a master of speculative fiction. She offers the foll...

Jun 21, 2019

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From Darth Vader to Count Dracula, some of the best fiction writing contains unforgettable villains. Villains help define your story’s hero, drive the conflict, and capture the ...

Jun 21, 2019

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Dialogue is how your characters express themselves verbally—usually in conversation with each other. It might look like this: “What do you want for dinner?” Jack asked his f...

Jun 21, 2019

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Novels that follow a protagonist from a troubled childhood along their path to enlightenment and maturity are enjoyed by a wide range of audiences. Coming of age is a universall...

Jun 21, 2019

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Books can immerse a reader in a world that is entirely different than their own with an exciting set of possibilities, new characters, and different rules. Unleash your creativi...

Jun 21, 2019

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Poetry allows writers to express their thoughts, feelings, and ideas with flowing rhythm and style. But not every verse needs to follow a perfect rhyme structure; it can be just...

Jun 18, 2019

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