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Offers a super-easy rule of thumb for always finding the best and most evocative details for your story descriptions.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/story-descriptions/
Offers a super-easy rule of thumb for always finding the best and most evocative details for your story descriptions.
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I always heard it said and I think it's true: details bring a story to life. Not only in description. 
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Can you identify the five most important factors in creating weight and substance in your stories?

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/stories-that-matter/
Can you identify the five most important factors in creating weight and substance in stories that matter?
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Points out the potentially disastrous pitfall of false suspense in your story's climax and how to spot it and fix it.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/storys-climax-4/
Points out the potentially disastrous pitfall of false suspense in your story's climax and how to spot it and fix it.
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When your story's Midpoint properly facilitates the all-important shift in the middle of your story, your conflict is sure to progress in a powerful way.

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When your story's Midpoint properly facilitates the all-important shift in the middle of your story, your conflict is sure to progress in a powerful way.
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Very much enjoyed reading this.
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If not for the heart of a story, how would readers get their money’s worth? Why would we even read fiction? Would we bother to write it? Find out!

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If not for the heart of a story, how would readers get their money’s worth? Why would we even read fiction? Would we bother to write it? Find out!
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So the heart of the story is the death of the character, right? Like in a shamanic journey: you need to die and your body needs to be dismembered in order to be assembled anew and start a new journy.
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It's what your characters do that proves themselves worth defining.

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If your story's beginning doesn’t fulfill any of these ten requirements, chances are readers won’t get far enough to discover your story’s hidden merits.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/9-ways-to-strengthen-your-beginning/
If your story's beginning doesn’t fulfill any of these ten requirements, chances are readers won’t get far enough to discover your story’s hidden merits.
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Yeah, that one drives me nuts!
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If your story is falling flat, it may be missing villainous and dynamic antagonists who can oppose the protagonist and move the plot. Discover the remedy!

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If your story is falling flat, it may be missing villainous and dynamic antagonists who can oppose the protagonist and move the plot. Discover the remedy!
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Discover tips for preventing injury and helping writers stay healthy.

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I like all your advierte. Thanks 
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In this month's e-letter: I enjoy mobile editing, a reader asks about "saving" good stories until you're a better writer, more drawing winners are announced, and I ask, "Want Deliciously Unbearable Tension in Your Novel? You Might Need Less of This Surprising Thing."

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That's great to hear! I'm having a lot of fun with the Database.
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Explains one of the reasons Deputy Barney Fife was such a great character—and how you can use your minor characters to make your protagonist amazing.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/want-an-unforgettable-protagonist-your-minor-characters-are-the-secret/
Explains one of the reasons Deputy Barney Fife was such a great character—and how you can use your minor characters to make your protagonist amazing.
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Most truly!
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Discover four types of unnecessary scenes that may be sinking your book - and three ways to find them and kill them.

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Discover four types of unnecessary scenes that may be sinking your book - and three ways to find them and kill them.
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Great approaches, both! Betas are invaluable for helping us see past our own lack of objectivity.
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K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the IPPY and NIEA Award-winning and internationally published author of the Amazon bestsellers Outlining Your Novel and Structuring Your Novel, as well as Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic, the western A Man Called Outlaw, the medieval epic Behold the Dawn, and the portal fantasy Dreamlander. When she’s not making things up, she’s busy mentoring other authors on her award-winning blog HelpingWritersBecomeAuthors.com. She makes her home in western Nebraska. Find out more about her fiction at KMWeiland.com.
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