Verbs like "know," "remember," and "imagine" are thought verbs that happen inside a character’s head. They slow the story down. Learn how to replace them with action and detail.
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Every writer has a "voice." It's a unique signature that combines the use of diction, punctuation, and syntax. Is this "voice" identical with writing style? How can a new writer cultivate his or her own unique voice? If you already have an author's voice, what can you do to polish it and take it to the next level? Read this article to find out!
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Hereditary is a masterwork of horror, both visually and in terms of writing. Here are five writing techniques that make it especially chilling.
Any and all storytelling requires exposition – the explanation of how Character X got from Point A to Point B and then later to Point C. In this article, we examine what exposition is and how to use it in your work.