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Make Sports Work In Your Fiction - A basketball player runs after the ball.

Write Better Sports Fiction With These Tips

It’s true that sports have had a difficult time breaking out of nonfiction (after all, there’s certainly no shortage of sports memoirs, biographies, and histories); despite the efforts of writers including Ernest Hemingway, Alan Sillitoe, Nick Hornby, David Foster Wallace, and Haruki Murakami, sports rarely seem to muscle into the literary sphere, and that’s a …

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What You Need to Know About Doubling and Doppelgängers - A character points to an identical twin.

What You Need to Know About Doubling and Doppelgängers

As far as literary tools go, doubling and doppelgängers aren’t exactly the most inviting. Doubles can be difficult to define, and umlauts don’t scream ‘easily accessible’. Despite this, it’s worth persevering, because these tools are a lot more versatile than you might think, strengthening themes and plot points, and forging connections within your story that …

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