How to Write a Mouth-Watering Thirst-Quenching Story

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Engaging in Mystery

The mist is wet on your face and soaks through your clothes and you start to shiver from the chill.

The Taste and Touch of Magic

Your hands touch and you’re jolted by an electric shock.

Discovering the Recipe

Suddenly, you wake up from your dream.

The Recipe for an Exotic Elixir.

For the recipe for making your dream of helping your reader solve his writing problem is as old as the recipe for that hot drink in your dream.

A Dry-throated Thirst for Story

In other words, it’s an emotionally compelling idea that enthralls people. And to do that, you tell a story.

The Aha Experience

Morgan and Newman also say it doesn’t have to be true, but it does have to feel true. For it’s “so emotionally attractive” the reader “wants it to be true.”

The Meaning and the Emotion

And according to Edwards, “meaning creates emotion.”

Thirst-Quenched in a Desert

So, Edwards advises you to make a list of 10, 20, even 30, reasons why continuing to read matters to her. Those reasons are how you connect emotionally to your reader.



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Kathy G Lynch

Kathy G Lynch

Kathy G. wants to show farmer's daughters how to become successful writers even in this highly competive world