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The Importance of Thematic Concepts and Statements in Fiction Writing

Theme, along with plot, character, setting and style, is one of the main components of fiction writing. It is the central topic of the work and can be divided into two categories. Thematic concepts are what the readers believe the … Continue reading

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Don’t Use That Tone With Me!

Tone is a literary compound which illustrates the attitudes toward the subject and audience. It may be formal, serious, informal, ironic, intimate, condescending, solemn, somber, playful, etc. How a work’s theme is approached determines the tone. Although tone and mood … Continue reading

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What A Character!

Writing good fiction depends on the writer’s ability to craft a story that readers want to invest their time and energy reading. One of the aspects of a novel that help draws reader in are the characters. Books are filled … Continue reading

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Fiction Writing Tips – It’s All About The Characters

One of the things that draws readers into a book and elicits the emotion writers crave is a strong cast of characters. Developing memorable, well-rounded characters will help readers love your novel. But where do you start? First, come up … Continue reading

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How to Build Climax in Fiction Writing

We have all been there before, completely engrossed into a story, watching as each character and plotline merge, coming to a head and an inevitable conflict that you have been anticipating for so long. This is called the Climax, and … Continue reading

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How to Build Climax in Fiction Writing

We have all been there before, completely engrossed into a story, watching as each character and plotline merge, coming to a head and an inevitable conflict that you have been anticipating for so long. This is called the Climax, and … Continue reading

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Importance of the Re-Write

When writing fiction novels, many rookie and first time writers often make the mistake of believing that the first words that come tumbling out of their heads are the best ones. The reality of that is that often when you … Continue reading

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