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Tips on: surprise me!

Dive in with “Once upon a time…”

A tip about a centuries-old way to begin stories

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Battles:  what are they actually about?

A tip about telling readers what the different sides stand for, before they go into battle

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Accidents welcome

A tip about the good fortune in accidents

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Give the character an obstacle

A tip about getting your character stuck (on purpose)

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Have favorites for writing (and guard them carefully)

A tip about creating a good place and collecting just the right tools for writing

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