novel writing

On the subjectivity of writing

Chuck on your favourite song for a friend and listen to how much they just won’t shut up throughout the whole thing. This tells us one thing: truth and beauty are subjective. When it comes down to it, everything is. It’s why fantastic TV shows are cancelled in their first season while Jersey Shore has […]

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The Importance of Setting in Stories

It was a dark and stormy night. If you’ve never actually read those words, chances are you’ve heard them spoken. But as trite as they are, those words serve an important function, and that is establishing the setting of your novel. Well, okay, they’re possibly more accurately setting up the weather, but they still convey a […]

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