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The Elements of Fiction: Is Conflict the Heart of a Story?

Posted in conflict in fiction, creativity, Fiction, genre fiction, Getting published, Learning to Write, Literature, novels, Storytelling, Writing a novel, writing books, and Writing Tips

Conflict is An Important Element of Any Story Conflict is one of the elements of fiction which no story can do without. It’s the driving force, the engine, powering and empowering drama. It doesn’t matter which medium is used – the written word, dance, music, film, a computer…

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Why Do Adults Read YA Fiction? Should Adults be Embarrassed to Read YA?

Posted in Bigotry, Culture, Fiction, Literature, Rants, Reading, YA, and Young Adult

Many Adults Read YA Fiction This is quite a difficult post to write. Not because the answer to the questions, “why do adults read YA fiction?” and “should adults be embarrassed to read YA?” are difficult ones to answer, but rather because I can barely believe that anyone is still…

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