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#25 Your Write to: Individualize Your Characters

Give ’em verbal ticks or special ways of fidgeting, that’s how you flesh ’em out!

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#23 Your Write to: Give Your Characters a Break

Put your characters through hell, sure, but also give them a break from time to time!

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#20 Your Write to: Give Your Characters Values

Give them morals and desires worth testing their limits for!

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The Four Pillars of Fiction BONUS Post: Putting it into Practice

I am very glad that everyone has enjoyed the recent series I’ve written on The Four Pillars of Fiction, so much so that I’ve broken records in terms of daily viewership and followers gained per post. So thank you very … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Fiction Part 4: Dialogue

So you got your plot, your characters, and the setting? All that’s left to do is make these people talk, and following in the principle provided in this blog series, what they think and say needs to serve a purpose. … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Fiction: Introduction

The Four Pillars of Fiction need to be structurally sound in order to maintain your story’s integrity. Each pillar needs to be of equal height and width of the other pillars, or you may end up with a lopsided surface. … Continue reading

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