The Secret to a Tight, Propulsive Plot: The Want, The Action, The Shift
Framing the overall story, as well as each scene within it, through these key elements will help create a consistently ...
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Paying attention to your own visceral reactions and thoughts can help you create richly developed characters who leap off the ...
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Third-person POV dominates the current publishing market, so it’s helpful to learn to navigate its many facets ...
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If your middle’s lost momentum, check to see if your plot, characters, stakes and suspense consistently propel readers along the ...
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Your protagonist must directly influence or engineer her own destiny. If she doesn’t, she isn’t the hero; she’s a passenger ...
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