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We Need Stories

People need stories. Some of our oldest surviving texts are stories… [Read More ]

Rules for Great Story Telling

Writers hope to develop stories in the hopes of captivating a reader until the very last word. The mystery of how to create a great story is a topic that writer Andrew Stanton (of Wall-E and Finding Nemo) gave. Here are some notable rules for great story telling.

Story Beats

There is much talk about hitting the “beats” in a work of creative writing. What are they? Where are they?

Editing Tips: Have it Read Aloud

Editing Tip: Have Your “Edited” Draft Read Aloud to You. Finding the errors in your novel is the reason having other members of a writing group read your manuscript aloud works!