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Questions 270: Getting Characters to Speak to You

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Dan Dan the Art Man asks:
“How can you create characters that feel so real to you that your characters tell you where the story should go?”

Resources mentioned:
Writing the Blockbuster Novel by Albert Zuckerman
Writing to Sell by Scott Merideth

Questions 213: Teaching Punctuation for Fiction (Writing Instruction Series 7)

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In this seventh installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks:
“How do I teach my students how to break punctuation rules–how much do they need to know beforehand?”

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