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Don’t Let Your Writing Be Ordinary

January 2, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Readers are looking for something more than the common or ordinary. They’re looking for something other, something different from what they find in daily life. Writers can give them that other.

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Literary vs. Genre Fiction

November 3, 2010 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Genre vs. literary. In fiction, most readers have their preference. Most writers do as well. A look at the major difference between literary novels and genre novels.

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What is Theme

October 24, 2010 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Theme in literature and fiction is a statement, a conclusion, drawn from a story. It’s a truth about the human condition that a reader takes away from a novel. You can define theme as a statement, a truth, about people or life as revealed by a book.

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Male Writers & Female Writers—There’s a Difference in the Writing

September 17, 2010 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

The sex of a writer colors his or her writing. Men and women are different, and some of those differences show up in writing styles.

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