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Be a Storyteller not a Preacher

Four principles to ensure your novel isn’t condescending propaganda

How many times have you been drawn into a gripping plot with engaging characters, only to experience a nagging suspicion that the author is wagging their finger at you?

Fiction readers have a sixth sense that detects when they are being preached at. I’ve grown increasingly…



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Simon Dillon

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: