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Structuring a novel - 7 essential elements of structure

Structuring a novel: 7 vital elements

Why is structuring a novel crucial? It puts in place the footholds you need to reach the finish. There are so many different ways of approaching structure in a novel that it can seem overwhelming. Regardless of what method of creating a structure for your book you find easiest, there are seven essential elements that […]

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How a Novel Ends

[This week we’re fortunate to have successful author Warren Adler with us, giving his insights on how a novel ends.] Roderick Thorp was part of a small group of novelists who came together on a monthly basis in the late eighties in Los Angeles to chew the fat. Rod had made a breakthrough success at […]

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how to end a novel - different novel ending types

How to end a novel: Strong novel ending ideas

Knowing how to end a novel is an essential skill for fiction writers. Whether you love the open ended novel or stories that wrap up tidily, a great ending is one that feels apt when readers measure it against the preceding story. Here are novel ending ideas to inspire you to find the best for your […]

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