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How do I write BETTER fiction?

I get variations on this question VERY frequently. Along with How do write better fiction?, I get:

  • How do I make people WANT to read what I've written?
  • How do I get closer to being publishable?
  • How do I get good enough to get PAID to write fiction?
  • How do I stop boring myself with what I write?
  • How to I write INTERESTING stories?
  • How do I escape writing boring fiction?

And more.

This is, unfortunately, an Everything And The Kitchen Sink question—in that the problem is basically "How do I fix EVERYTHING that's wrong with my writing," and the answer is "You do everything it takes to write professionally."

The free version of the answer is this:
http://hollylisle.com/writing-integrity-why-everyone-shouldnt-like/
http://hollylisle.com/that-our-reach-exceed-our-grasp/
http://hollylisle.com/how-to-write-suckitudinous-fiction/
http://hollylisle.com/one-good-enemy/
http://hollylisle.com/how-to-start-a-novel/
http://hollylisle.com/finding-your-themes/
http://hollylisle.com/ten-steps-to-finding-your-writing-voice/
http://hollylisle.com/fantasy-is-not-for-sissies-real-rules-for-real-worlds/
http://hollylisle.com/worldbuilding-rollicking-rules-of-ecosystems/
http://hollylisle.com/time-and-first-person/
http://hollylisle.com/honing-your-talent-a-workshop/
http://hollylisle.com/creating-conflict-or-the-joys-of-boiling-oil/
http://hollylisle.com/scene-creation-workshop-writing-scenes-that-move-your-story-forward/
http://hollylisle.com/novel-pre-writing-workshop/
http://hollylisle.com/the-character-workshop-designing-a-life/
http://hollylisle.com/deeper-people-putting-yourself-into-your-characters/
http://hollylisle.com/the-description-workshop/
http://hollylisle.com/visualization-for-writers/
http://hollylisle.com/dialogue-workshop/
http://hollylisle.com/pacing-dialogue-and-action-scenes-your-story-at-your-speed/
http://hollylisle.com/notecarding-plotting-under-pressure/
http://hollylisle.com/maps-workshop-developing-the-fictional-world-through-mapping/
http://hollylisle.com/lost-on-the-border-at-twilight/


The paid version of the answer is this:
https://hollyswritingclasses.com/go/how-to-think-sideways.html

I hope this helps.

Cheerfully,
Holly

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