The Key to Successful Storytelling Lies in Intuition – by C.S. Lakin…

on Live Write Thrive:

Whether you’re new at writing fiction or you’ve been at this a long time, there is a truth that may surprise you.

You have an intuition for story, something that’s been ingrained in you your whole life. And it serves you well—or it can—if you learn to listen to it and trust it.

When you first start writing fiction, you may doubt everything you write. You may second-guess whether your dialogue sounds natural or you characters are behaving believably.

Often beginning writers are so concerned with getting the words down and conveying the plot that they don’t stop to consider what their intuition is telling them.

Stop and read a paragraph you wrote out loud. Without judgment, consider how it sounds to you. Does it sound “right” or “off”?

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