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Use Big Ideas

This week is all about Big Ideas, and how to incorporate them in your fiction in a convincing way. One thing we probably all dislike in fiction is when the author pulls up a lectern and starts pontificating on his or her theories of life. No one wants the story to grind to a halt just so we can be preached to about what this all means, why we're here, and what all those symbols are doing anyway. We read for story and character, not to take notes or hear someone else's theories. (Read more »)

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