Many things can deter us from telling our story, and so often, the driving force is fear. But you’re the only one who has your story — you’re the only one who can write it. You can be a messenger of hope and help, and what if writing your book actually helps you heal yourself?

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Setting is the context in which a story or scene occurs and includes the time, place, and social environment. It is important to establish a setting in your story, so your readers can visualize and experience it.

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Reviewing your own writing from an editor's perspective can be a challenge, even for experienced writers. Here are a few strategies that can help you bring fresh eyes to your own written work.

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In any great book, every connection functions perfectly, the margin for error is almost nil. The chain has to be perfected for your story to unfold in a satisfying way.

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I write while riding the subway, waiting in lines, or after rocking my baby to sleep. In the cracks between events, my ideas simmer, and I record them while they're warm.

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Here are six things to consider that will help focus your thinking on your internal development as a writer. Take stock and contemplate yourself as a writer.

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