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The Musts Checklist For Stories
By Gay Ingram   
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Last edited: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2008

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10 "musts" for successful story writing

The "Musts" Checklist For Stories

Must have a clear story line

Must have emotional intensity

Must have characterization that projects real people

Must make reader identification

Must have accelerating suspense

Must have a "teaser" early in story

Must have a simple style of writing

Must be effortless reading

Must make a point or emphasize a moral

Must be writing that is taunt and concise



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