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Articles by Hannah Yang

Hannah is a speculative fiction writer who loves all things strange and surreal. She holds a BA from Yale University and lives in Colorado. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her painting watercolors, playing her ukulele, or hiking in the Rockies. Follow her work on hannahyang.com or on Twitter at @hannahxyang.

How to Write a Fresh Retelling of Your Favorite Classic Story

How to Write a Fresh Retelling of Your Favorite Classic Story

Retellings are a popular trend in the book industry right now. This article will discuss the different types of spins you can put on your favorite classic stories and teach you how to write retellings that will feel unique and authentic.

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How to Write Great Dialogue for Your Novel

How to Write Great Dialogue for Your Novel

Dialogue is a conversation between two or more characters. Effective dialogue can move your plot forward, while also adding development to your characters. In this post, we break down what dialogue is, offer seven tips to improve your dialogue, and show examples to help improve your writing.

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Your Complete Blueprint for Writing a Romance Novel

Your Complete Blueprint for Writing a Romance Novel

If you want to write a romance novel, you need to start with an effective outline. In this article, we'll give you a blueprint for a fantastic romance novel using three-act story structure.

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How to Create an Amazing Magic System

How to Create an Amazing Magic System

If you're writing a fantasy novel, you'll need to consider the magic system within your story's world. In this article, we look at how to build a realistic and engaging magic system from scratch.

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Why Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey Is So Important

Why Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey Is So Important

Writers around the world use Joseph Campbell's hero's journey to plot and outline their work. Learn more about Campbell's work in this article.

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How to Develop Great Characters in Your Writing

How to Develop Great Characters in Your Writing

Are you wondering how to develop great characters that readers will love? In this article, we break down character development into an easy, step-by-step process so you can create memorable characters and improve your writing.

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MLA Format: Headings to Citations, the Full Guide

MLA Format: Headings to Citations, the Full Guide

MLA format is used to document sources and format papers in academic writing. In this article, we breakdown how to use MLA formatting in your paper.

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