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13 Tips to Create Irresistible Stories with Powerful Pacing
Image is left to right yellow transitioning to orange. It reads "In every story there's a time to be..." with the drawing of a blue bunny running with the word "fast" behind him. Then the words "and a time to be" with a drawing of a tortoise and the word "slow" above him.

Nearly every aspect of life has pacing. Flowers bloom, seed, and wither. The seasons pass one after the other. The pacing of poetry and music sings to us. And pacing is a fundamental element of storytelling. 

It doesn’t matter if you write long or short forms or in which genre you write.… Read the post

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7 Unstoppable YA Plot Ideas to Make your Novel Fabulous

By Kris Maze

Writing an irresistible novel that readers can’t put down is the goal of most writers. Using plot-strengthening techniques gleaned from Young Adult writing can improve any novel, no matter the genre or the age of readership. A story featuring a teen protagonist has a fertile bed of emotions to cultivate with built-in rites of passage moments that all readers can relate to or anticipate.… Read the post

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