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Write the first draft of your story  in as short a time as possible. If you’re writing a short story, try to write it in one sitting. If you’re ...

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How to Write a Story: The 10 Best Secrets

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Stories are about protagonists, and if you don’t have a good protagonist , you won’t have a good story. The essential ingredient for every pr...

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To create suspense, set up a dramatic question . A dramatic question is something like, “Is he going to mak...

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When something interesting happens in your story that changes the fate of your character, don’t tell us about it.

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Good dialogue comes from two things: intimate knowledge of your characters and lots of rewriting.

Each characte...

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Think about the last five novels you read. In how many of them did a character die? Good stories often involve death. Harry Potter ,The Hunger Games ,Charlotte’s Web

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Most professional writers write three drafts or more. The first draft is often called the “vomit draft” or the “shi...

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Good writers know all the rules and follow them. Great writers know all the rules and break them . However, the best writers don’t brea...

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The best way to defeat writers block is to write. If you’re stuck, don’t try to write well. Don’t try to be perfect. Just write .

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You write better when you know someone will soon be reading what you’ve written. If you write in the dark, no one will know if you aren’t giving your writing everything you have. But when you

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