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A perfect character is not engaging. Character transformation can be one of the most powerful effects in any story.
— Donald Maass, Writing the Breakout Novel
Complications—obstacles, antagonists, and psychological conflicts—should intensify and reach points of high drama, high suspense. Crises.
— Elizabeth Lyon, Manuscript Makeover
[On fantasy writing:] It's not enough to create magic. You have to create a price for magic, too. You have to create rules.
— Eric A. Burns
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