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What makes a good story for you?

I often deliberate on what makes a good story? Is it the characters, the storyline or something else? For me, there are two main elements. First, I have to like, or at least recognise, the characters and they have to … Continue reading

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Striving for perfection

Let’s imagine a scenario: I have a completed MS, edited to the best of my ability following advice I have researched: ‘Show don’t tell!’ ‘Just write the damned thing!’ ‘No passive sentences’ … ‘cut adverbs’ … ‘find your own voice’… … Continue reading

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