Software can inspire and empower its users. Scrivener did both for me and I’m excited to see what this software can do as I head to completion of my novel.

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Some of the boldest, most adventurous writing is happening on TV. In this ongoing series, we deliver writing lessons gleaned from our favorite shows airing in the golden age of television.

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A "hook" is a passage or bit of information that changes the stakes, pulls the reader along, and builds the trajectory of your narrative. Constructing a hook map can help ensure yours are serving your story.

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A well-constructed story has the right blend of facts and narrative. This post turns this concept into a sweet and colorful metaphor.

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You may think your manuscript is ready for publication, but are there holes in your story? A beta reader can help determine if there's still work to do.

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Here's the first post in a series that will focus on writing lessons authors can glean from some of the great shows airing in this golden age of TV.

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