Fiction Is About Solving Problems Creatively

I think that’s what fiction writing is actually all about. It’s about trying to solve problems in creative ways.to solve problems in creative ways.

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Imitate To Understand How Something Works

I believe really strongly in imitation, actually: I think it’s the first place you need to go to if you’re going to be able to understand how something works. True mimicry is actually quite difficult.

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Teaching Is A Great Complement To Writing

Teaching is a great complement to writing. It’s very social and gets you out of your own head. It’s also very optimistic. It renews itself every year – it’s a renewable resource.year – it’s a renewable resource.

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Withold Information To Create Character Depth

The illusion of depth in a character is created simply by withholding information from an audience. A character will seem complex and intriguing only if we don’t know the reasons why.

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