Literary Devices Every Writer Should Know

As writers it’s important we have all the necessary tools available to us, and know in which situation we should use them. Bit like cutlery really.

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Here’s a link I found over at One Way to Wonder which explains several Literary Devices Every Writer Should Know.

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Pinning Down Your Pitch

On Saturday I ran my first workshop in a series of six, during which we talked a lot about story premise and how a good premise can be used to pitch your story idea to agents and editors.

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Here’s a slightly different take on using an ‘elevator pitch’ which I found recently on Linda Armstrong’s blog, One Way to Wonder. It talks about the High Concept Idea. For me, ‘high concept’ equates to the originality of your story idea, and is an important part of developing a strong premise.

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