Worldbuilding: Part 2

You’ve done the leg work, but now what? Avoid info dumps by finding better ways to introduce the world of your novel.

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Side Characters: The Unsung Hero

While we often love side characters, we rarely talk about how integral they are to the overarching story. Nor do we discuss how hard it can be to strike the perfect balance with side characters. All that changes today. In this article, we’ve broken down four of the most effective ways side characters are used in fiction and our tips for breathing life into yours.

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Three Dialogue Pet Peeves and How to Knock It the Heck Off

Dialogue got you down? Here are three of the biggest dialogue pet peeves and ways to fix it so your characters can stay chatty.

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The Science of the First Edit

You have the first draft of your novel, but now what? The process of editing can be daunting, but we have mapped out the essential first steps.

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