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If you’re writing something funny, don’t over-explain the humour. It’s very easy to feel as if you have to explain exactly why something is funny. You don’t. Keeping it brief and to the point will ensure the humour comes through. … Continue reading

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The End… Are you struggling to bring your story to a close? Make sure you don’t over-explain your ending e.g. in a crime story, when you reveal who killed the victim, don’t feel as if you have to explain exactly … Continue reading

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Writing Anniversary/Seasonal Pieces Every day marks the anniversary of when someone famous died or when a unique invention first came to light. General interest magazines often feature this sort of article. Additionally, depending on who the person is or what … Continue reading

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Need inspiration for how to open a short story? Dialogue is a great tool:  “Leave me alone! I hate you and I’ll never forgive you,” she spat, her lips quivering.   “I’m sorry. I didn’t know. It wasn’t my fault,” … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

I still can’t believe that it’s a week until Christmas Eve! Where is the time going?! I’m sure, like me, your head is full of Christmas this and Christmas that. So surely now’s the time to write about Christmas? Yes … Continue reading

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Be Accurate Facts and statistics are used in articles all the time. They often enhance an article, adding authority to it as well as interest. But those facts have to be right. You may have a deadline you need to … Continue reading

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Dynamic Dialogue Dialogue is good for imparting information, but only use it to impart necessary information. The reader doesn’t need to know every little detail e.g.: “I thought you were having your hair cut today,” Sally said. Her eyes narrowed, … Continue reading

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