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David Farland's Writing Tips

At MyStoryDoctor.com, Master Author and Teacher David Farland and his team will lead you through the crucial steps to writing a compelling book, from creative concept to strong completion. Have you ever dreamed of writing a novel? The number one reason most people fail to realize their dream is because they don’t know where to start. 

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Considering Your Setting

Real vs. Fictitious Settings In mainstream literature, we typically deal with settings that either already exist or which have existed historically. Thus, when you write

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The Value of a Logline

A logline, or log line, is a simple description of a story that is only a sentence long.  It boils the story down to its

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The Value of a Tagline

A tagline is a single sentence that describes a film or book in a defining way. Choosing a tagline early can help you write your

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Are You Writing a Book or a Movie?

Writing a book requires a different approach than writing a movie. Each medium has different strengths, particularly with viewpoint. In his book on screenwriting, George

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