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nonfiction book

Tips For Writing A Nonfiction Book

Planning your nonfiction writing project — including drafting a purpose statement, mapping out the structure, and using proven storytelling techniques — are critical parts of the writing process.
fiction with facts

Enhance Your Fiction With Facts

You can honor fact in fiction. Friends, family, locations, events… anything can be inserted into your story, with a wink to those who know the real truth.
book's characters

Let Your Book’s Characters Lead The Way

Much of the joy and discovery of creative writing comes from the process itself. I found inspiration and motivation from the very characters I created.
great villain

What Makes A Great Villain?

A great villain can engage an audience, energize a book, and provide a satisfying source of conflict — but the devil is definitely in the details.
serial fiction

Capitalizing On The Stickiness Of Serial Fiction

It’s not likely you’ll get rich writing serial fiction, but you can gain exposure for your work and get feedback from readers to gain insights for shaping and honing your storytelling skills.
narrative structure

Exit Your Narrative Structure And Let Your Characters Breathe

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.
narrative structure

Narrative Structure — Why It’s Important

Formulaic stories are never what you're setting out to create, but understanding narrative structure and the three-act construct are foundational to telling a satisfying story.

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