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What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers

I got this book for my birthday and it is amazing. This is the best writing book I’ve seen since The 90 Day Novel. And, unlike the latter, What If? is applicable to short stories as well.

I’ve been reading this book before trying the exercises, because there are really great introductions to, and examples from students of, the exercises.

And I was thinking. . .how great would it be to track these writing exercises in my blog? It’d be even greater if I got readers participating so we could all workshop each other. The flash fiction (short short stories) section at the end looks in particular like a lot of fun!

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