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The Six Types of Conflict in Fiction: How To Identify Them and Make Them Work in Your Story

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Ah, conflict. Can’t live with it. Can’t live without it. Kurt Vonnegut once said that every story is about a character who gets into trouble and then tries to get out of it. That’s because who and what we entangle with isn’t just the stuffing for embarrassing Thanksgiving-dinner stories: it’s the type of conflict that ... read more »

What are the Standard Book Sizes in Publishing?

November 30, 2017 - Book Design - 1 Comment

Glance at the nearest bookshelf. Have you noticed that books come in all shapes and sizes? Contrary to popular belief, this isn’t because publishers are out to obliterate the perfect symmetry of our bookshelves. The truth is that book sizes vary based on each individual book — and publishers determine these sizes based on economic, ... read more »

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