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Be Bold and Assertive

March 4, 2017 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Don’t apologize for your characters or try to hide or downplay the kind of people they are. Write characters and story events without hesitation.

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Anticipation and Uncertainty—Lessons From TV Sports

August 10, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Take a lesson from Olympic TV coverage and interest your readers in your characters and the ordeals they undergo. Make readers care about characters and a story’s outcome.

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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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