The Importance of Foreshadowing in Keeping Your Book Audience Engaged

Foreshadowing, a literary device in which a writer hints at what is to come later in a story, can be an effective way to keep readers engaged. Author and writing teacher Valerie Willis is a big fan of using foreshadowing in her own novels. She believes it can serve as a secret way to communicate with readers, enticing them to want to read her books multiple times, searching for the clues she has left along the way. Foreshadowing can take a more direct approach in order to create reader curiosity...
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