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10 LITERARY INTENTIONS GUARANTEED TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

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10 Literary Intentions  In Striving for Literary Excellence I Will:
Begin every story with a conflict. I will do this no matter how great the temptation to begin with back story, or some other form of introduction.Create three-dimensional characters. In doing so, I know I must construct a detailed outline of my character's physical characteristics, as well as their behavioral psychology. I will use this outline as a guide whenever my characters appear in the story.Create a detailed description of the setting of each scene. I must remember the reader can't look inside my head to garner the details of a room, which I. in my mind's eye, can clearly see. I mustn’t forget the reader does not know what side of the bed my protagonist sleeps on; the type of glass he/she likes to drink from; the color of their  shoes; the way she looks at him through the strands of hair that drape over her eyes when she’s angry.Maintain a single point of view in each scene. I will remember that if an…