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7 Craft Lessons Every Writer Must Learn

1. Make Setting Do More Than Describe a Place. If you've ever gotten bored while reading, the parts that you skimmed were probably descriptions of places. It's not enough, as a writer, to use description to show what a place looks like....
  • Carol Bradley

    1. Make Setting Do More Than Describe a Place. If you've ever gotten bored while reading, the parts that you skimmed were probably descriptions of places. It's not enough, as a writer, to use description to show what a place looks like.

  • Lynne Harvey

    7 Craft Lessons Every Writer Must Learn (resource for teachers)

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