Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
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Use font styles to make formatting for print easier and faster.
When you’re in a position to tell writers that a story needs more work before it’s published, tell them. Don’t let writers strut proudly around thinking they’ve mastered storytelling techniques, the fiction elements, and grammar if they haven’t. Share your knowledge.
Formatting a manuscript for a print book isn’t hard, but you’ll want to take advantage of the expertise of book designers. Start formatting by deciding on three major issues—trim, font, and margin sizes.
Reviews for The Magic of Fiction
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.
A lesson about time markers in story using Game of Thrones as reference material.
Rather than rely on your go-to fixes, learn other ways to rewrite and edit words, sentences, paragraphs, and scenes.
Shake up your writing life by challenging yourself to write in a new genre.