25 Skills Every Fiction Writer Should Know

10 min readMar 20
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If you want to be a good fiction writer and tell interesting stories, you need to practice and learn new things. These are the 25 important skills you should try to get better at and some resources to help you start.

No obvious stuff like teamwork and good communication.

No, these are the big skills you have to continually hone. The powers you’ll need to master so…


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