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What can the classic era of pulp fiction magazines teach the contemporary author? We’ll hit four high points: fiction is entertainment, the villain starts the story, characters drive plot, and the hero finishes the story. With examples from the pulps and reminders that the current bestselling fiction authors in every genre, if taken back in time to 1936, would be writing for the pulp magazines.