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- How to Structure Your Story's Signposts
- Writing from a Character's Point of View
- How Art is Made (The Battle Between Heart and Mind)
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Our latest Writing Tips Newsletter is now available! In this issue: Story Structure for Passionate Writers / The Influence Character / Characters: Cogs in the Machine? / The Radical Story Mind / Finding Your Creative Time / Four Throughlines in … Continue reading
I’m Melanie Anne Phillips, owner of Storymind.com as well as the creator of StoryWeaver, Idea Spinner and the co-creator of Dramatica. I’ve been teaching creative writing now for more that twenty-five years, and the best tip I have is both … Continue reading
Try my story consultation service for free! Email me a one-page synopsis of your story as it stands and I’ll send back some ideas for improvement – no charge. Then, if you wish to continue, you can order consulting time as … Continue reading
Joyous Day! My second grandchild was born today – 9 pounds 15 ounces (or should I say 15 “ouches)! See, there’s more than story to me after all!
By Melanie Anne Phillips No one reads a book or goes to a movie to experience a perfect structure. They come to stories to ignite their passions. BUT – if that passionate storytelling is TOO flawed, the readers or audience … Continue reading
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