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5 Elements of a Good Story

Storytelling power is one of the most important aspects of being a good writer. Everyone is a storyteller; ever since the beginning of mankind people have been telling tales through carvings, legends, novels, films, etc. We also tell and hear stories every day. A good story has the ability to keep readers captured and unable to put the book...

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