4 Tips for Attaining Realism in Fiction
Chapter 8 “From Story to Art” – Section 6 “Realism"
Anybody Can Write a Novel 2.0
“The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.”
When I was in college, I had a professor who explained to me the virtue of embellishing a story when telling it to others for the sake of entertainment. He explained that when you tell someone something that happens to you, it will always be more dull than it was when you were actually there. And since the purpose of telling someone a story like that is their own personal enjoyment, it is important to embellish it enough so that they feel the same things that you felt when th