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Write Your Novel Step by Step Go to Table of Contents Step 42 Plot Requirements The success or failure in achieving the goal is an important but short moment at the end of the story. So how is interest maintained … Continue reading
Red herrings are designed to make something appear more or less important than it really is. Several good examples of this technique can be found in the motion picture The Fugitive. In one scene a police car flashes its lights and … Continue reading
50 Sure-Fire Storytelling Tricks! By Melanie Anne Phillips Creator StoryWeaver, Co-creator Dramatica Trick 1 Building Size (Changing Scope) This first technique holds audience interest by revealing the true size of something over the course of the story until it can be seen … Continue reading
Useful for characters, writers and anyone: It is extremely difficult to overcome a habit in one’s mind before one acts upon it. Those who try to change engage in a terrible inner fight in the internal realm. Further, whenever one … Continue reading
Write Your Novel Step By Step Step 27 – Your Thematic Topic In this step, you’ll explore how a thematic topic provides the glue to hold your characters, plot and theme together. Then, you’ll identify the best candidates for a … Continue reading
Read it here for free or Get it on Kindle for $0.99 Introduction A common misconception sees genre as a fixed list of dramatic requirements or a rigid structural template from which there can be no deviation. Writers laboring under these restrictions often … Continue reading
Is your story a good enough conversationalist, or does it need to go back to finishing school with another draft before it is ready for prime time? You have days, months, perhaps even years to prepare your story to exude … Continue reading
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