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Writing True Emotions…. Laugh, Cry And Sigh As You Write by Annie Seaton

The cover quote from a well known author on my latest book said that “the love affair would make you laugh, cry and sigh.” One of the most challenging tasks for a writer of romance, and indeed any genre, is to engage the reader’s emotions. How do you enable the reader to immerse themselves in …
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Show and Tell in the Brave New World of Writing to Sell by Terese Ramin

As writers, novelists, and storytellers, whether published or unpublished, we’ve all heard the adages about the right way to present a work of either fiction or non-fiction. We’ve been told to “show not tell”, to “write down the bones”, to make use of “deep point of view”. We’ve been told to “get it down”, to …