Tag: structure

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Adding Depth to Your World Building

This week we continue to talk about world building. We started with the basics of world building and diversity in world building. Today let’s talk about some more things to keep in mind as you craft your world and add depth to it. Conflict is at the heart of story. What sort of place best…
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May 16, 2017 1

Diversity in Plot and Structure

There is an extremely popular author with dozens of bestselling books that I had to take a break from reading. Why? Because, for all her professional knowledge about her field and her engaging style of writing, the books started all looking the same.  Same plot structure, same style, same type of ending.  And the who-dun-it…
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April 21, 2017 0

How to Pre-plan and Outline (Even if You’re a Pantser)

As the New Year begins, so do new writing projects. Whether you’ve finally decided to pen that story that’s been floating around your head all year, or you just got a burst of inspiration, you may be confused with how to get started. So let’s look at planning for your novel and outlining to get…
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January 24, 2017 0