Write Your Novel
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By Melanie Anne Phillips
Creator of StoryWeaver

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~ Step 103 ~

Emotional Relationship Intros – Act One

Emotional relationships are like pungent spices.  Too little, and the dish is bland, too much, and it is too hot to palate.  The progression of your story needs to be peppered with the might amount at the right place.

Too few scenes developing the emotional relationships and the story will be dry and fail to inspire your audience with sympathy for your characters.  Too many and your story will be sappy and will inspire nausea instead.

In the Exposition Stage you’ve already determined the manner in which each emotional relationship will be revealed.  In this step describe order or sequence in which they will unfold.