Practical Prompt 8-21-14

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You finally have a moment to write, but what to do with your limited time? Here’s a practical prompt to kickstart the story you’re working on right now. The clock is ticking, people. Start writing.

Prompt: Do you include unnecessary action in your story? The advantage of fiction is that you get to skip the boring bits. Read over your last scene and eliminate insignificant steps. We don’t need to see your character wake up in the morning if nothing happens until lunch. Same thing for the bus ride, if nothing happens along the route. Cut those sentences, paragraphs, and scenes

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