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Before I learned how to write a story and set about writing a novel, I wrote short stories to cut my teeth as a prose writer. I recommend all would be novelists write as many short stories as possible.
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. Have you ever read a book you just couldn’t put down? Learn what a story climax is and how to write a story that will keep your readers on the edge of their seats.
The most important part of learning how to write a story is learning how to re-write. Most of re-writing is taking stuff out. The hardest part of taking stuff out is taking out the bits which are good in and of themselves, maybe amazing, but not essential to your story. The last impression is always the strongest one: you want readers to close your book with a happy sigh; to say, "Wonderful story! I'd love another one." (By the same author, of course!)
Once you've followed these steps and completed your story, consider your book to get your work out to your readers!
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Didn't find what you were looking for? Use this search box to find it:When learning how to write a story that audiences (and publishers) will buy, it's important to remember that most successful stories are built the same way, share common plot points and themes, and have narrative paragraph after paragraph that tie the entire book together from beginning to end. Whether you're trying your hand at a first-person narrative novel or writing short stories, the elements involved are the same. But if you don't take the time to research and understand the forms that most bestselling novels share, you'll have a tough time building a story that sells. That's why you should consider these resources before introducing too many hard-to-fix flaws into your book.Since I started The Write Practice a few years ago, I’ve been trying to wrap my head around this question, how to write a good story. I’ve read books and blog posts on writing, taken classes, asked dozens of authors, and, of course, written stories myself.