Five Techniques For Learning From Your Favorite Writers

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Simple exercises that can help you understand the underlying rhythms and themes of your favorite writers, of any style

Read them out loud

Copy their writing out longhand

Rewrite a scene from a different perspective

Dissect how they use scenes

Read reviews from when the writing was published

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