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How To Write A Short Story

How to Write a Short Story
In this article, you’ll discover what constitutes a good short story, you’ll learn one technique you can use to create a readable story, and you’ll also find out what one very famous writer has to say about the art of writing short stories. 

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How To Start Writing A Book

How to Start Writing a Book
If you have ever thought about writing a book, but don’t know where to start, then this article is for you. You’ll discover the three critical elements of writing; you’ll find why knowing who will read your book is essential, and you’ll learn that why ‘just starting’ is the best approach. 

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How To Format Dialogue In A Story [In Depth Guide For 2021]

How To Format Dialogue In A Story [In-depth Guide for 2021]
Writing and formatting dialogue can be difficult for even the most experienced writer.  The rules to formatting speech can often seem confusing and contradictory. 
 
In this article, you’ll discover the best practice for formatting dialogue. You’ll learn simple rules that will allow you to writing dialogue like a pro and you’ll come away with an understanding that will allow you to write with freedom.

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The Adverb Problem And Why Authors Should Care

The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care
In this article, I will set out to explain why so many famous authors (Stephen King being perhaps the most vocal) warn other authors against the use of adverbs. In fact, King’s hatred of adverbs is so intense that he’s been quoted as saying, “Adverbs are evil.”

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Show Don’t Tell And How To Become A Better Writer

Show Don’t Tell And How to Become A Better Writer
For some, show, don’t tell has become a cliché with little value, but as a professional editor, I’d insist that showing, not telling is the most powerful tool a writer can use. Utilizing this one technique will make you a better writer overnight. Afterall, clichés are clichés for a reason and there’s a strong element of wisdom behind the well-worn phrase.

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World Building Basics

World Building Basics
In this article, you'll discover a range of novel editing tips. You'll learn the steps you must take to prepare your book for publication and understand the editing process.

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