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The Moral of the Story

The most recent manuscript I’ve been working on in my freelance work for a writers’ advisory service was intended to be a “life lesson” novel for children – a story which also conveys a message. The problem was – and … Continue reading

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Children’s Writing – Plot

In fiction anything is possible – you can invent new worlds and creatures, make ordinary people do extraordinary things, exhibit bravery they probably wouldn’t be able to summon up in real life, and so on. But there still needs to … Continue reading

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Plot

I realise I will be teaching my grandmother to suck eggs as far as many readers of this will be concerned, but I regularly get manuscripts for appraisal where even though the writing might be good in many ways, the … Continue reading

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