When you conflate, you tighten your writing and move your story forward. With practice and persistence, you can make your lessons more powerful, enjoyable, and universal.

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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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There’s a powerful engine in your book, it’s just a bit hard to find. It’s in every word, it drives plot and characters and everything else.

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In dramatic writing, internal conflict is basically the darkest aspects of a character married to that individual’s greatest fears.

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When you are able to control the pace of your story, you’ve mastered one of the more important skills in writing.

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I’ve met hundreds of people who have been through, learned, and discovered things that could change the world, and many ask, "Who am I to write a memoir?"

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Memoirs are their own class of writing, but they have to adhere to the principles of great storytelling. Here are four things to consider before you write your memoir.

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