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Writing a good book: 10 ingredients of great novels

  Writing a good book is something every fiction writer aspires to. When writers ask for help writing a book, a popular question is ‘Is my idea good enough?’ Having a great story idea to start with helps. Yet a satisfying novel is a combination of many key components. Here are 10 ingredients that will […]

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Read examples of adjectives from top authors' novels | Now Novel

Examples of adjectives from top authors’ novels

Adjectives – words that describe nouns or pronouns – add specificity and detail to writing. The literal definition of adjective is ‘throw towards’, from the Latin prefix ad- (towards) and the verb jacere¬†(throw). That’s what great describing words do: They ‘throw’ readers into your fictional world; let them see, hear, taste it. (more…)

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