12. Choosing A Theme: What's Your Novel's Statement?

A theme is a statement that your story makes about life. A strong theme can make a difference between a book that resonates and one that is easily forgotten. By choosing the right statement and using it to link everything in your plot, your story will stick in readers' minds long after they put your book down.

In this lesson, we'll cover:

  • Why a strong theme is so important.

  • How to identify the theme in your novel.

  • Examples from popular book series.

  • How to use your theme to connect everything.

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