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How To Build Flash Fiction Characters

So nurture an irreverence of banality, a disdain for the ordinary. Don’t be complacent. A complacent author creates complacent characters, characters content to exist in generalities, cliches, and stereotypes.


Celebrating 20 years of NaNoWriMo

In its two decades of existence, National Novel Writing Month has inspired millions of writers to finally put their stories on paper, resulting in thousands of published novels over the years.

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NaNoWriMo executive director Grant Faulkner shares how crafting short shorts can open a big world.