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Casting Your Scenes

April 27, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Rather than focus only on plot events as you write scenes, try purposely pairing characters that you normally wouldn’t put together in a scene.

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Managing Days and Time—Lessons From TV

April 24, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

A lesson about time markers in story using Game of Thrones as reference material.

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Rewriting and Editing—So Many Possibilities

April 19, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Rather than rely on your go-to fixes, learn other ways to rewrite and edit words, sentences, paragraphs, and scenes.

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Remember Your Readers (Excerpt #5)—Launch Week Festivities*

March 16, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Excerpt from The Magic of Fiction—Keep the Reader in Mind

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Writing Questions Answered—Launch Week Festivities*

March 16, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Get your fiction and writing questions answered in a real-time question and answer session—Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 4 p.m. EDT and again at 9 p.m. EDT.

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A Writer’s Style (Excerpt #4)—Launch Week Festivities*

March 15, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Excerpt from The Magic of Fiction—Refining Style

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Strengthen Middle Chapters (Excerpt #3)—Launch Week Festivities*

March 14, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

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Setting Sets Your Stories Apart (Excerpt #2)—Launch Week Festivities*

March 14, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Excerpt from The Magic of Fiction—Showcasing the Setting

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First Drafts (Excerpt #1)—Launch Week Festivities*

March 13, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Excerpt from The Magic of Fiction—The First Draft

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Piling On—Frustrate Your Characters

March 4, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Pile on frustrations for your characters; see what they’re made of. Give characters reasons to act up and act out.

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