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Tips on: story ideas

Saving pieces of stories

A tip about squirreling away pieces of stories

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The joys of inventing a story

A tip about inventing every joyous detail in a story

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The imagination muscle

A tip about building a rippling “imagination muscle”

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Battles:  what are they actually about?

A tip about telling readers what the different sides stand for, before they go into battle

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Bringing a character back to life

A tip about whether a dearly departed character should ever be brought back to life

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The title that tempts, the title that tells the story

A tip about thinking up magnificent titles

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Copying the masters… word for word

A tip about copying the work of masters to learn what they figured out

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What is your main character’s gift?

A tip about giving main characters talents

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When a story chooses you

A tip about noticing the stories that come right to you

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Who was your cat before?

A tip about investigating the past of your own mysterious pet

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