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Weather

Several years ago, I nearly became a weather forecaster. I would have been one of those people who tell when a storm is coming, and when. Sometimes I regret not going down that path. If I had, I would know

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Dialog

Read your story aloud and pay close attention to the dialog. Reading the story aloud lets you hear the dialog as it would sound if your character were a real person and all had your voice or that of the

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Revision

Getting the story down on paper is the easier part. That sounds counter intuitive, but in my case, it’s true. I usually have a lot of talking heads. In the very first read through of the story, after I have

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Weather

“People always talk about the weather, but no one does anything about it.” I can’t remember who said that. I don’t know if I ever knew who said that. It’s true, though. People talk about the weather even though there’s

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