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2. Read a lot in your chosen genre so you understand what is required.
3. Read dialogue out loud if you’re uncertain.
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4. Make your characters likeable or admirable if you can’t like them. They can be wet for the first chapter then they have to get a grip.
5. Accept criticism if you respect the source. It’s tough to take but it will save you possibly years of working it out for yourself. And don’t give up!
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