This is an episode of Matt Gemmell's Trouble With Writing, a podcast with focused, hard-won techniques for solving all the problems you might encounter when planning, writing, and editing novels. Brief and to-the-point, with episodes you can listen to in any order.
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Front and Back Matter
What to include before and after the story itself.
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The parts before and after the story are nearly as important as the tale itself. There are no real rules here, but plenty of things you can and should include, plus a few to avoid.
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