There’s something about a great villain that can engage an audience, energize a book, and provide a satisfying source of conflict.

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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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There’s plenty of advice out there on how to become a great writer, and you need to be your own writing teacher if you want to unlock your potential and create your best work.

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The shared feature of all great writers is that they make a contribution, which makes it the most important thing on your "to do" list as a writer.

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For laughs, scares, tears, and thrills, nothing brings out emotions and draws in your readers like the little details.

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One way to create a memorable story is to take a minute to let your characters breathe. Build a scene where you exit the narrative structure and allow your readers to bond with the characters.

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Like a hub at the center of a wheel with spokes, the center of your book is a necessary architectural arrangement. It makes the story go 'round.

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