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If You Break Writing Rules, Make the Same Mistakes Consistently

A little lesson from Chuck Palahniuk

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In a recent interview with Chuck Palahniuk (author of Fight Club and many others), I heard him describe the importance of breaking rules consistently. Chuck referred to fiction — that a character’s speech, behaviors, and description should be consistent throughout a story.

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