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Style

It's important to get your style right from the beginning. It will help the reader get the feel of your story.

You should use adjectives (words that describe nouns) and adverbs (words that describe verbs) to keep your readers interested.

For example, if you are writing a ghost story choose dark, scary adjectives and adverbs to create a dark, scary atmosphere (feeling).

You can also choose whether your story will have lots of characters, dialogue (people talking) and action, or long, slow descriptive pieces of writing - or all of those things!

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