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TNGtWF 1: Verbs, Part 1, Present Tense

Welcome to the Total Noob’s Guide to Writing Fiction!

Your first lesson will be on verbs.

“Wait a second,” you say. “I know what a stupid verb is. I don’t need to learn about verbs. I want to learn about how to create strong characters and vivid settings!”

Slow down there, skippy.

You must learn to crawl before you can fly, my young pupil. So strap on your helmet and zipper up your big girl pants. It’s about to get real.

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