Fiction All Day

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Do you want to know what happens next?  Do you love looking up from a book and realizing you’re one hundred pages in and haven’t blinked?  Holy shit, is it tomorrow already?

Here is the fifth and final post of a five part series on simple (but maybe not so obvious) tips to make our stories better.

Today’s topic is Fast Flowing Writing.

I don’t think this will come as a shock to you, but I read books because I love stories. 

I love words and good writing too, don’t get me wrong, but I don’t love them when they stand between me and the next part of the story.  I think that oftentimes authors get so carried away with crafting beautiful prose that they forget why readers are there in the first place.

To get the right balance of fast flowing words and enough description is…

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