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February 16 2007 Fiction Writing Newsletter


Fiction Vision Newsletter

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Volume 2, Edition 6

16 February 2007


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In this issue:

- Avoiding exposition pitfalls

- Related links and articles

- Writing the Popular Novel by Loren Estleman

- Previous articles

- On the forum

- Fiction Writing Shop


Avoiding exposition pitfalls

There are some areas in a story where you simply have to give an explanation to your reader, but there are some common mistakes and cliches many writers resort to in order to either avoid using direct narrative exposition, or through poor planning and editing.

Read this article


Related links and articles†

Exposition in fiction

Showing and telling


Writing the Popular Novel by Loren Estleman - Review

I picked up this book thinking it would be a specialist book for genre writers, with advice on beginning and sustaining a career in this type of writing. It has a few chapters relevant to genre writers, but is generally yet another beginners' guide on "how to write".

Read this review


Previous articles on the Fiction Writing site†

Writing romance

Constructing your first chapter

Freewriting


On the Fiction Writing forum†

The technique of dropping exposition into a story stumps many writers, experienced or beginner. How do you know when you should tell the story to get it moving, and when you should "show" the action?

More questions? Ask on the forum!


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