Chapter 4 The building blocks of storytelling: words, sentences and paragraphs
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In this chapter I focus on the building blocks of stories: the purposes different words fulfill, how to order words into sentences, sentences into paragraphs and paragraphs into stories. I focus on clear writing (and the pathologies of clutter, burying the lead, sentence stuffing, pompous prose and mind reading), active writing, and the importance of sound, cadence and rhythm in your writing.

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