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Second of three articles on point of view. This is an examination of first, second, and third points of view in fiction.
Point of view is one of the basic elements of fiction. This is the first of three articles exploring point of view.
The major characters in your fiction need goals to see them through the story you’ve dropped them into. Make sure you’ve given them goals sufficient for the adventure.
Writers sometimes don’t know how to begin writing a new story, but you can begin anywhere, with any story element. You can begin at any point in the story.
Sub-plots can add great depth to story. But these secondary plots can detract from the main plot. A look at sub-plots and their limitations.
The rules of grammar and punctuation are many; explore the importance of knowing how to use grammar and punctuation correctly.
Plot, one of the most important elements of fiction, is all about what happens to characters. Plot is concerned with story events and character reaction to those events. A look at plot basics.
There’s much more to a paragraph than what you learned way back when. See what your paragraphs can and should be doing for your stories.
New writers need to hear it for the first time and experienced writers need reminders—basic writing advice.
Plot, setting, and character are the three major elements of fiction. Get an overview of what they do and how they interact.