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What Does Fiction Mean

But then if we're all fictional and die then become real does that mean we can never be real and when we die we don't become fictional

If people ever look down upon you for crying for fictional characters you should give them a gentle pitying look & feel bad for them If they’ve never cried for a fictional character then they’ve never loved one (& what a joy that is) If they’ve never cried at a book, movie, piece of music, then they’ve missed one of the great pleasures life has to offer Just because fiction does not contain things that are real doesn’t mean it doesn’t contain truth & we find it through the alchemy of our…

from The Write Practice

How to Find Your Writing Voice: 10 Questions to Ask

Why is it that when you love someone's writing, you want to read every book they've ever written? Why is it that some readers will buy all of J.K. Rowling's books, even if she's writing in a completely different genre than the Harry Potter series? And for us writers, how can we go from "unknown writer" to "published author"? It's all about your writing voice.

from Sacha Black

8 Steps To Cracking The YA Mindset

Young Adult fiction is wildly popular. I write it, and I know several dozen other writers that do too. It's becoming the front runner for the biggest share of sales across the whole book/ebook mark...

from BookBub Blog

14 Horrible Situations for Book Lovers to Be in

Yes. I need therapy. You know, I always believed that if you knew you were crazy you actually crazy...that's what I always heard...then I met Winter (TLC by Marissa Meyer). Now I know that just because I feel and think I'm crazy doesn't mean I'm not. Does that make sense?


'The Course of Love', Alain De Botton. Reviewed in The Guardian: