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Tricks of the trade

Award-winning novelist, Lucy Atkins, shares some style basics, from digging deeper into characters’ feelings and voices, to keeping things simple


How to write a novel

You should now be well into scribbling away at your ‘crap first draft’, so it’s time to look at some stylistic nitty-gritty. It pays to understand a few basic ‘style rules’ as you write. These are there to be broken, but only knowingly. If you are flouting them inadvertently, then your novel is highly likely to lose impact.

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