If you throw a group of people in a stressful situation, those people will be pushed to their limits or beyond. In some stories, though, the people in the group turn to idiocy. Let’s have a look at the Flock of Headless Chickens writing smell.
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Drumroll please. Queue the orchestral music. It’s time to discuss melodrama.
‘Almost’ is the snake oil that lazy writers use to spice up their stories. That ‘almost’ is a lie, smoke and mirrors to distract you from an otherwise boring story. What am I talking about? The ‘almost’ smell.
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This post will explain bad analogies like a gull would explain how to fly. Did you get that? No? Agreed, it was a pretty terrible analogy. You don’t want your writing to smell of this. But what should you do then?
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Putting end-of-lines or newlines in the right place can be quite challenging. If you do it wrong, your story will suffer. Let’s have a look at this end of the line smell.
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