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When writing a work of fiction there are a number of ways to approach point of view. At a fundamental level, choosing a point of view is about deciding what information you’re g...

Dec 10, 2019

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A successful novel requires compelling characters, a tight story structure, and exciting plot points. Yet one of the most important things to consider in the novel-writing proce...

Dec 10, 2019

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The best fiction writers and screenwriters possess a bevy of artistic talents, but few are more important than the ability to convey characters' voices through effective dialogu...

Dec 10, 2019

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Internal dialogue can tell the reader what a character is thinking. It can provide deep insight into a character’s thoughts, fears, self-esteem, and general point of view. For t...

Dec 10, 2019

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A novel or short story can be characterized by many concrete elements, among them subject matter, plot, theme, point of view, and main character. A slightly more ineffable, yet ...

Dec 10, 2019

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From the crime scene to the clues to the culprit, a great mystery novel turns readers into amateur sleuths. With literary devices that create an interactive experience and build...

Dec 10, 2019

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To really create descriptions that will stay with your reader and improve your writing skills, you’ll need to learn how to describe the sensory details of all five of your sense...

Dec 10, 2019

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A creative writer strives to tell unique stories in a distinctive voice. Yet with all the fiction writing already out there in the world, it can be hard to feel that your work i...

Dec 10, 2019

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A book cover is your foremost marketing tool when appealing to potential readers in a bookstore. Today’s self-publishing economy has pushed many book sales online, either in the...

Dec 10, 2019

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