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The Fourth Method of Characterization

For all you novelists and short story writers out there, you may have heard that the first three methods of developing characters in a story are: 1.) Dialouge: Where the naunces of personality are revealed through each character’s mannerisms of … Continue reading

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Mysterious Triumph: This Side of Paradise

So how is it that this novel, despite it’s shortcomings, was still able to be successful? Ask any New York agent to represent your literary novel with a male protagonist and he’ll tell you: “Literary novel’s with a male protagonist … Continue reading

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