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    Storytelling

    The five types of antagonist

    In a story, there are five types of antagonist. Only one of those is what you would consider a “bad guy” in any way. A story without conflict is not interesting but did you know that there are four other ways to bring conflict other than by having a villain? I made mention of this on…

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  • Characters

    Why we need to write fewer white male protagonists

    If you are looking for an audience for your stories you could do a lot better than targeting white able-bodied blokes. That market is already saturated. There are a lot of people hoping to read about people like themselves. You are missing out on willing readers if you ignore them. There is nothing wrong with white…

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  • Competitions

    September Writing Competition

    A new site, a new competition! Are you ready, writers? Explain the series of events that ties these images together How to enter Unlike our last competition which ran week to week, this one will run month to month. Also unlike the last one entering is as simple as submitting an article. So grab a…

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