Tag: Amanda Patterson

13 Words or Phrases To Remove From Your Writing

13 Unlucky Words or Phrases That Should Be Removed From Your Writing

We have said before and we will say again that the purpose of the first draft is to exist which means, for the only time in the writing process all rules can go out of the window. It doesn’t matter whether your Point of View stays consistent or whether you jump from past tense to …

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Do You Need More Conflict?

  In many ways the question above is one of the most important questions any fiction writer can ask themselves about their work. Story comes from conflict so if there isn’t enough conflict then your story will probably be boring and uninteresting to your readers. We’ll look into this issue, and how to solve the …

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