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How to Avoid saggy Middles

Middles can be drawn out affairs. The never seem to deliver quite the excitement of beginnings or the satisfaction of endings. Characters don’t appear to achieve anything and the story struggles to get anywhere. This is particularly the case with … Continue reading

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Plot vs. Story

Confusing plot and story is surprisingly common, so I think a very brief mention of the difference could be useful. Contrary to common belief, plot is not what happens in the story. That is the story. Plot is the structure … Continue reading

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