This is an episode of Matt Gemmell's Trouble With Writing, a podcast with focused, hard-won techniques for solving all the problems you might encounter when planning, writing, and editing novels. Brief and to-the-point, with episodes you can listen to in any order.
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Stories should tell lies that are truer than real life allows.
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Truth is fiction is about finding the better lie, which strips away real-life imperfections and complications to deliver a message which satisfies the reader.
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