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I was talking with my friend Aubrey Hansen tonight, and she had a great story tidbit that I told her I would be quoting.
Generally, doing things just for realism is a bad idea… It has to be for story reasons, not realism. Realism is relative.
Authors, when you have a new book out, do a Goodreads giveaway. Seriously, hundreds of entries without much promotional effort. It’s phenomenal.
Ran across this article giving 17 Phrases That Make You Sound Like a Hollywood Rookie. I’d contend that if you use these in regard to any story, you need to work on it.
Tweets are basically loglines. Think about it. If you can make your story’s logline fit into a tweet, not only are you really good, but you can also tweet your logline!
Even better if you have room for a link to the official page. Practice. Twitter’s a great way to get into the habit of saying only the essentials.
Any writer working in fiction must read this article. ScriptMag breaks down the 7 Deadly Dialogue Sins.