A great post from Dan one which leads you to think about your own writing too.
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I wasn’t a fan of Harry Potter and I wasn’t at all certain J. K. Rowling was a good – let alone great – author, despite my author friends saying she was. Then all that changed, and in the process, I saw lessons we could all take away from her writing that’ll help us become better writers.
Using Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets as a reference so you can see examples, I’m showing where the pieces are that make for great storytelling – and stuff you probably shouldn’t do, too.
Rowling IS a great author, and studying what she did can help you become a better writer, so follow along with me.
For example: Relating to characters in a good way. I don’t know what your mother was like, but Ron’s mom reminds me of mine. Yells at her own children until she’s hoarse, then…
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