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Question: How can I make myself write longer stories!?
I have this idea for a book!. I want to write it so badly, but whenever I start writing something that should be long it turns out to be short and to the point!. I want to expand this story and make it amazing, but I'm afraid I will mess it up like I do with all my other stories!.
How do I make it so I make my story longer and not go straight to the main points!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
Well, I have sort of the problem!. I get so excited for the next part that I just quickly write what I have to and move on!. Now, when I have an idea for what happens next I just jot it down, I don't skip ahead!. Maybe that will help you too!.

Just tell yourself to take your time!. I don't what you're writing about, but try focusing on the details and everything surrounding the story!. Think about who the characters are and write about that, not just what the action is!. When you're bored or tired of it!. Stop!. Then go back and add things in and move things around!. Just take your time!. It will come together the way you want eventually!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

My suggestion is just to describe EVERYTHING!. Use full advantage of the five senses!. You probably won't end up using it all but it will paint a fuller picture of the place or scene and allow you to write more in the end!. also, describe the mannerisms of your characters, just describe everything in greater detail pretty much!.

Good luck!Www@QuestionHome@Com

I had the same problem!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Write more words!.Www@QuestionHome@Com