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Sticking with your narrative

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Obviously, you may want some way to keep the focus of your story on your narrative, and figure out what comes next in the story. Some people like keeping extensive notes to help them stay within a strict narrative, or keep tabs on where they think the plot should go next. Others, such as myself, prefer to [...]

Writing the beginning of your story

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The beginning of your story is extremely important, as that’s what you’re going to use to hook your reader. I personally prefer an opening that drops you into the setting, then lets it slowly unfold around you (this is used in Brave New World, for example), rather than giving a short description and history of the setting, simply because [...]

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