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September 28 2007 Fiction Writing Newsletter


       

Fiction Vision Newsletter

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Volume 2, Edition 25

28 September 2007


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In this issue:

- Active voice, passive voice, and stative sentences

- Related articles

- Previous articles

- On the forum

- Fiction Writing Shop


 Active voice, passive voice, and stative sentences

One of the easiest ways to check and improve your writing in the editing phase is to target passive and stative sentences and convert them to active sentences where possible. Active voice moves the story along and allows for "showing", while passive voice forces a "telling" style.

Read this article


 Related links and articles

Showing and telling

Exposition in fiction


 Previous articles on the Fiction Writing site 

Choosing a title for your book

Using a pseudonym

Description - Setting the scene


 On the Fiction Writing Forum

Can you convert "It was a dark and stormy night" into a better opening in active voice?

Show off your skills on the forum!


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