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What Is Foreshadowing In A Story? Examples, Tips and How To

Foreshadowing in a story is an important tool for any writer. In this guide, we’ll answer the question, ‘what is foreshadowing?’, exploring its definition and using lots of examples to reinforce our knowledge. We’ll also explore conflict in this guide and the important role it plays in writing fiction. Conflict, as you may already know, …

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How To Edit A Novel

A good story is grown. It takes weeks, months, of careful nurturing, uncovering the meanings hidden within, fixing characters so they leap from the page, refining plot and prose to make it gripping and immersive. Just like growing a plant, a story requires patience and dedication.

Prose In Writing – Here’s What You Need To Know

As a creative writing teacher, a common question I get asked is “what is prose in writing?” The term prose simply refers to written or spoken language. In the context of books and authors, it describes a style of writing, distinct from poetry or metrics. But crucially for writers, how do we improve our prose …

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How To Write A Flashback | Essential Tips

Why the hostility toward flashbacks? If done well, they work. But done badly, they break the reader’s experience, preventing them from discovering what happens next in the story. To quote editor, Sol Stein, “If we are enthralled, we don’t want to be interrupted.” The trick, therefore, if you feel compelled to use one, is to use the flashback in as little a disruptive way as possible. Here are a few techniques to help you do that.

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