Quick Link: Cause and Effect: Telling Your Story in the Right Order

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So we have all heard the writing tip “show don’t tell” but there is another really good one from at Writer’s Digest. Write the cause then the effect. It makes for much tighter writing. Check it out and see for yourself.

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Cause and Effect: Telling Your Story in the Right Order

We all understand that the game must start somehow. Normally that happens when one player hits that cue ball to break the triangle of racked balls. And from then on, every time a ball hits another, that contact results in an effect.

It’s the same with a story, as you’ll see in this excerpt from Troubleshooting Your Novel by Steven Jame

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