Word by Word

Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Don’t be Afraid to Pause or Slow Down

Good fiction pushes, propels, and prods characters along through twists, crises, and intriguing scenarios. A tricky part of writing fiction is determining when to speed up or slow down  the pace. Drama contains high points, low points, and points in between. If you treat every moment in a story equally spending the same number of […]

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