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Writing a Synopsis

One of the things you will need to do with your novel is generate a synopsis of it. A synopsis is a short summary of the plot of a work of fiction. You use a synopsis to tell someone what

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Themes

I learned something new the other day. Not every culture sees a man in the moon. My culture sees a man. Other cultures see animals, a rabbit, in the case of the Chinese. When considering themes in your writing, it’s

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Paragraph variation

Paragraph variation is just as important as sentence variation. A long string of paragraphs with the same number of sentences or words makes for dull reading. Pick a page in the last book you enjoyed and examine it. You will

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Physical Comfort and Writing

I don’t know about you, but I have a tough time writing when I’m not comfortable. I’m talking physical comfort here. I can sit and write, as long as I am comfortable. My writing suffers when I am uncomfortable. So

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Meditation

Meditation is a technique that allows a person to relax and tap into his or her creativity. I use it to relax and sleep. People need sleep to be healthy. If you feel a block when writing, try meditation as

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Prioritized Lists

In any project, there are goals. You have to set them first. The larger the goal, the bigger the project, the more you need to break the project down into smaller pieces. The next step is prioritizing those pieces. What

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Conflict

BuzzNet Tags: conflict,story,fiction,writing,contrast,fiction writing,conflict in writing,contrast in writing All stories, all history, has conflict. There’s a lot of conflict in the world today. I’m not sure the human race could survive without it. If there were no conflict, our ancestors

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