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  • How to write like Renee April
    Nothing’s original, but character voice makes you stick around. Character voice is the most important aspect of any storytelling medium, in my opinion. I think writers need to focus on their voice and what makes their story stand out.
  • How to write haiku
    Writing a rudimentary, no-frills haiku is easy. You can do it in 60 seconds. However, if you want to go beyond the basics and create a truly amazing haiku, you’ll need to take your time and do a little extra work.
  • How to write like yourself
    We write what we know, but do we really know how we write? Indie author Doug Schwartz explains how to write like yourself.
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    A free copy of the new mini novella, "The Drowned Town," is all yours. Here's how to get it.
  • How to write a deus ex machina ending
    Deus ex machina has a bad reputation. And not without reason. This highly contrived way of solving an unsolvable problem in a work of fiction is one of the hallmarks of sloppy writing. Still, as a plot device, deus ex machina isn’t 100% bad if you know how to use it correctly.
  • How to write like Jane Austen
    At first glance, it seems easy to write like Jane Austen. But it’s actually a lot trickier than it looks.
  • How to write like Ann Livi Andrews
    I used to feel that the full story was swimming around in my head and I was simply netting it out of the water as I wrote it down, but now I take a much more in-control approach to my writing
  • How to write like E.E. Cummings
    If you’re ready to shake off the shackles of conventional rhyme and meter, but don’t know where to begin, there’s no better place to start than learning to write like E.E. Cummings.
  • How to write like Ian S. Bott
    To me, the point of writing is to benefit the reader in some way. Where I get my gears in a grind over literary fiction is when it seems to be written more for the glorification of the author than for the benefit of any reader.
  • How to write like Dorothy Parker
    Whether you’re a poet, essayist, critic, or fiction writer, learning to write like Dorothy Parker can seriously up your composition game.

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