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I will confess to being a big Game Of Thrones fan. One of my best friends just can’t get into the story. Too many characters, plots, and subplots to follow. Different strokes for different folks! But a good writer should look honestly at their first draft and see how many characters, backstories, and subplots they are making their readers deal with. See if one or two can be combined or done away with, as Rebecca Makkai at Aerogramme Writer’s Studio explains.
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The Delicate Art of Character Folding