Creative Writing Techniques

Revised / Updated: April, 2011

NICHE CATEGORY: CREATIVE WRITING TECHNIQUES (30)

Sub-Categories Include: Plot Ideas & the Structure of a Novel; Character & Viewpoint; Description & Setting; Inspirational; and Series 1 which includes Dialogue.

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SUB-CATEGORIES

PLOT IDEAS, THE STRUCTURE OF A NOVEL, STYLE & TECHNIQUE (10)

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CHARACTERISATION & VIEWPOINT (6)

DESCRIPTION, SETTING (2)

INSPIRATIONAL (4)

SERIES 1 (6)

The six articles which form this series may not be reproduced in any format without written permission from the author.

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