Rhythm in writing is a bit harder to define than other elements of the writing craft, but the cadence of your story can go a long way toward pulling your readers in and making the experience enjoyable. Here are some tips to help you find your groove.

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Words take on their full meaning in the context of sentences, paragraphs, and your entire story. It starts with the first line of your book, as each bit of information sets the stage for what follows.

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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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One of the most effective ways to convey passion and aid your readers' understanding of your message is to paint a word picture using comparative figures of speech.

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We can distinguish our friends and family by voice, and we know when we hear a stranger’s voice. But what makes a distinctive voice in writing?

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As you develop as a writer and work to perfect your craft, what you're aiming to improve as you practice and progress is your written fluency.

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How do you take your writing from mundane to transcendent? Incorporating these seven attributes of exquisite writing is a start.

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