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Another Draft is Always Better

Another Draft is Sort of Better Another Draft is Mostly Better Another Draft is Always Better Hello Young Writers!  Literary master Bob Bristlemop once wrote: A story is never truly finished, at some point it just stops moving.

How to Write an Interesting First Act

There are a lot of stories in the world and only so many hours in the day. Often, working with students, I’ll point to the Melbourne Young Writer’s Studio bookshelf and ask how many books they think are up there (I have no idea, but it’s a…