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By Alexa Rose / August 7, 2020

Sensitivity Readers: An Interview With Cain Wilson

Cain Wilson is a freelance sensitivity reader who recently sat down with me to discuss what he does and why his work matters.

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By Alexa Rose / August 4, 2020

Agency in Creative Writing

Agency is a character's ability to solve problems. It is an innate part of storytelling, and it is crucial to character design. Here, Alexa explores how to identify and add agency to your characters.

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By Alexa Rose / July 17, 2020

Crafting Short Fiction

Like the novella and novel, short fiction has five discrete components: storyboard, outline, draft, edit and pace, and review. However, every word counts in short fiction, so there is no room to dawdle or wax poetic. These concepts are explore within this article.

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