Creating a memorable story requires more than a toolbox of techniques.
No two people can write the same story in the same way exploring the same themes. That’s because who we are shapes our work – from the moment we have our first inkling of an idea, to the personalities we give our characters. So it pays dividends for writers to think about the subtle and sophisticated ingredients of story; the difficult-to-teach elements beyond plot, structure, and all the other fundamentals.
A conscious effort to address the elements and approaches contained within the following quotations will add power to your words and a vivid reality to your vision. You may even find them a source of inspiration.
Writing secrets Number 4: the deep stuff
James N Frey
Issac Bashevis Singer
You can find some more wise words and inspiration here:
Writing secrets number 1: skills & craft
Writing secrets number 2: tough love
Writing secrets number 3: the writer as artist