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The joys of inventing a story

A tip about inventing every joyous detail in a story

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Describing injured characters

A tip about describing the outside and the inside of an injured character

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“He tripped.”

A tip about short sentences, how much they matter, and how easy they make writing feel

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How big is a detail?

A tip about the enormous value of tiny details

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Accidents welcome

A tip about the good fortune in accidents

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The real VIP

A tip about making yourself the most important person in the audience

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Ask an illustrator to imagine your character

A tip about seeing story characters through the eyes of an illustrator

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Dive in with “Once upon a time…”

A tip about a centuries-old way to begin stories

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Read to write!

A tip about learning to write without trying

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See what arrives to empty spaces

A tip about letting empty spaces fill on their own

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