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Weather in Fiction

Weather happens. No place on earth where has no weather. The same should be true about your fiction. It doesn’t need to be intrusive. Just a touch once in a while will do. “The sunlight glinted on the water.” That

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Climate, Weather, and Your Characters

If you are going to write a believable story, the climate and weather will come into it. Often, you can have the weather cause problems for your characters. I have a main character in a work that I’m currently revising

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Weather

There’s an old saying, “Everybody talks about the weather but no one does anything about it.” Well, that’s a true statement, in so far as it goes. No one does anything about the weather because we don’t have the technology

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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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The Weather

We all know that the weather can make or break a picnic, but we don’t think about how weather affects a great deal of our lives. We usually think of how weather affects the fun things in life, like picnics,

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Why Setting Is The Most Important Plot Element

Setting is the most important part of a story’s plot because, without it, your characters are nowhere. Picture actors in front of a green screen and there’s your story. There’s nothing for the characters to react to, which makes it

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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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