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How to Make Your Reader Cry

It's the ultimate test that your writing must pass: can you make your reader feel? That means not just feeling a little interest or pleasure or sadness -- can you make your reader cry ugly tears and get the page all soggy? Some writers can, and they're the ones succeeding these days; just look at John Green and his The Fault in Our Stars. The good news is that making your reader feel is a skill that you can learn. You'll be making your friends sob uncontrollably in no time. (Read more »)

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