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Decisions when writing your story–Part 3

From Rick: NOTE: No post next week. The blog will resume on June 13. In the past two posts, I’ve talked about some major decisions you need to make when writing a novel, although these also apply to shorter works.

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Story Openings–Part 3: Voice

From Rick: The last installment left off with the opening from Charles Dickens’ “Bleak House.” This is arguably one of the best openings in literature because it includes all of the elements of a great opening: character, setting, conflict, and

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