Is Compelling More Important Than Good in Fiction?

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An epiphany about the importance keeping a reader reading

Some tools: likeable or unpredictable characters, pacing, and constant unexpected twists

Interesting characters

Things were moving along smoothly when… [unpredictable twists]

Going back and reading favorite novels with the eyes of a novelist

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Novelist, Tech Marketing Writer, Growth Consultant. I have been a professional writer for over 20 years- 8 non-fiction books and 1 novel, many articles, etc.

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