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What Ebenezer Scrooge Can Teach Us About Great Writing

Charles Dickens’ story of a redeemed miser is a staple for holiday celebrations around the world and across the generations. This story is virtually synonymous with “Christmas,” but why is it such a powerful story? Why has it spoken so deeply to so many? Why is it a story that never grows old? Today, I want to talk about a couple of the elements that speak to me, because they rest at the heart of great writing.