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Eight Writing Tips from Kurt Vonnegut!

It’s time for our monthly (or so) check in with Kurt Vonnegut, who, like Henry, has his own set of writing tips.

Here are a few:kurt-vonnegut-8

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.

2. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for.

3. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water…

…read the rest here!

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