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By Clarice Lispector

A paranormal discussion among a male writer (a thinly disguised Clarice Lispector) and his/her construction, a girl named Angela, this posthumous paintings hasn't ever sooner than been translated. Lispector didn't even dwell to determine it published.

At her loss of life, a mountain of fragments remained to be “structured” by way of Olga Borelli. those fragments shape a discussion among a god-like writer who infuses the breath of existence into his production: the talking, respiring, loss of life construction herself, Angela Pralini. The work’s virtually occult charm arises from the belief that if Angela dies, Clarice should die in addition. and he or she did.

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Sprinkled in rather than liberally applied, a few colloquialisms and expressions are a quick, yet rich means to create backstory. A helpful example of this method is found in the narrator’s voice in The Book of Ruth. It reveals that, while she’s not sophisticated or highly educated, she has a keen awareness. Introspection Backstory can also be introduced as introspection, but most stories work best when introspection is proportionate to action. Thoughts are not as compelling as actions. If you spend too much time inside your character’s thoughts, the story becomes boxed in and static.

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Chapter 2 ing about the characters doesn’t require knowing their whole life history. Making readers care about story people in your opening can be as simple as showing an elderly woman struggling to catch a train, as Agatha Christie does in What Mrs. , or by having a waitress trip while carrying a heavy tray. Sympathy does not necessarily equal backstory; a few evocative details will suffice. Read through your first fifty pages and highlight wherever you’ve used backstory information. If it’s a mostly chronologically structured story, and you discover that one third or more of your pages contain backstory, it’s time to ask hard questions about your structure.

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