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Writing style

Writing techniques to polish your prose

Writing techniques make individual authors’ styles distinctive. From poetic devices (such as metaphor and simile) to narrative strategies, writers use various literary techniques and in doing so create their (often unmistakable) personal styles. Here are writing techniques you can use to elevate your own writing:

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Story openings Story Structure

In medias res: 6 steps to start stories from the middle

The Latin term in medias res¬†literally means ‘in the midst of things’ and describes a story that skips exposition and starts with events already underway. Read further explanation of this term and 6¬†steps to make your own in medias res story opening strong: