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Questions 367: Story Type and Incorporating Notes

Today we have two questions…
Charles asks for help identifying a story type, as well as recommendations for other works in this type.
JR asks: “When incorporating feedback from your first reader, copy editor, and proofreader, how to decide what to keep/toss, and how do you structure your work?”

 

Questions 279: Save the Darlings!!!

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Chris asks:
“If storytelling is a gut instinct, should we still kill our darlings?”

Resources mentioned:
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
The Republic by Plato
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn by Piers Anthony
Very Bad Deaths by Spider Robinson
The Resurrection Junket by J. Daniel Sawyer

Questions 258: Editing

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Robert asks: How do I edit my own work without making it sound generic?

Resources Mentioned:

Editing Your Own Work – Online Workshop
The Devil’s Guide to Hollywood – Joe Esterhauz
Writing to Sell – Scott Meredith

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Questions 220: Teaching Good Editing Practices (Writing Instruction Series 14)

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In this fourteenth and final installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks:
“How can we support effective editing in our students?”