Diversity in Plot and Structure

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Diversity in Plot and Structure
Image For Authors,Writing Advice Nancy E Miller

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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The Five Act Structure
Image For Authors,Writing Advice J.K. Allen

Last week we looked at the Three Act Structure in this series about story structure. This week let’s look at the Five Act Structure. The Five Act Structure, also known as Freytag’s Pyramid, is a story structure commonly used when we look at things like Shakespeare’s plays. It divides stories into five acts; exposition, rising
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The Three Act Structure
Image For Authors,Writing Advice J.K. Allen

Like houses, stories also need a strong structure. Structure helps to shape our stories and make them stronger and more powerful. There are several different structures that you can follow and I will outline several of them for you over the next few weeks, starting with the Three Act Structure today. This is a popular
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Translation for Indie Authors – Where to Begin
Image For Authors Phoebe Darqueling

Thanks to modern technology, independent authors have more creative license over their own works than ever before. With this boom in self-publishing, it is now possible for writers to publish their books to an international market if they choose, as well as to a domestic readership. Once a daunting project reserved for big publishing houses
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Meet the Founder of ProWriting Aid
Image For Authors,Writing Amanda Hester

As we continue growing Our Write Side in the writing community today we must express our gratitude to ProWriting Aid for their support. Their belief in our dream and sponsorship of our efforts has allowed us to make leaps forward in our progress! Additionally, using the ProWriting Aid tools has allowed us to drastically improve
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On Poetry: A Lesson on the Basics
Image For Authors,Poetry,Writing Advice J.K. Allen

We’ve been doing a series on writing poetry here at Our Write Side. We’ve talked about getting started writing poetry and imagery. This time I thought we could cover some basics on writing poetry, so let’s get started. How a Poem is Structured Theme The theme of a poem is the point of the poem,
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