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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

NaNoWriMo tip: Feature your protagonist’s worst fear.

Reading fiction makes us scared. And I’m not talking about only horror or thrillers. If a reader isn’t afraid about what awaits the central characters, and if the main characters aren’t vulnerable, then the story won’t work properly and readers won’t lose sleep to discover if the character survives. In Anthony Doerr’s All the Light […]

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