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Editing, Publishing, Marketing: Authors
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Motifs create subtle connections between moments, characters, and ideas.

Find out more with 'Why A Motif Could Be Just What Your Story Needs'.
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Cut off sources of distraction before they become an active problem.
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A story’s middle is mechanically simple, but it’s the natural home of craft.
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A story’s status quo is important, but it can be established in retrospect.

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True crime is about exploring the human condition, not just sensationalism.

Find out more with 'What Authors Need To Know About True Crime'.
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Even non-fiction relies on narrative to engage the reader.
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Passion is the fuel for your first draft, but it’s a brief flame.
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Judy Blume's lectures fulfill the promise of the MasterClass model.

Find out more with 'Judy Blume MasterClass Review: Is It Worth Your Money?'
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Insincerity leads to a lack of clarity. If you suspect the latter, investigate the former.

Find out more with '5 Ways George Orwell Can Help You Improve Your Writing'.

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Character sketches pause the story for the author’s benefit, so they don’t always feel natural.

Find out more with ‘Is A Character Sketch The Best Way To Introduce Your Characters?’

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