Jackson
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How do I stop my writing sounding like a bad imitation of whatever author I've just been reading?
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I think I might suggest an exercise to help with this, if you want to work on developing your own unique style. You could try this for a sentence, a paragraph, or a couple of paragraphs or pages. It ...

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How can I state what is written on a sign?
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Most of the time, when I write in the name of a store or a shop, I either use italics or quotation marks. Here's a quick example: As Angela made her way down the street, a "Beverly's Boutique" sign ...

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I feel like my book is too small and I’m kind of just throwing all my ideas out too quick. Does this mean filler might be necessary?
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I think the thing that will help most is to find some way to outline your story so that you can see it laid out in front of you. That way you can see every piece of it and how it flows. Now, I'm ...

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Using filler words like 'So', 'Anyway'
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You could have arguments on either side about this idea. Some people will argue that using these words, as you say, will give the writing a more conversational style and make the audience feel more ...

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How to make a mimicking character believable
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I think that one of the important things about a character like this is that there has to be some kind of consistency. You can have the wild mood-swings depending on who he is interacting with, but I ...

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