How to Write a Story That Connects Deeply with Readers

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Let’s talk about story theme.

I’m a college professor, so I know everyone’s eyes glazed over right now after that first sentence.

I know because I’ve experienced this in the classroom. But wait just a moment. You’ll be glad you did.

I think people roll their eyes when asked about the theme of a story because we’re…