How To Turn Your #NaNoWriMo Project Into a Real Novel
Figure out how theme factors in to your story’s climax, and you’ll have a shortcut to figuring out everything else you need to know about your theme.
I am plotting Act 2, and the terror of the empty page is hitting, take two. So, I’m going back to some previous posts about plotting to see what they will tell me about plot, especially the middle of this novel. In 9 Ways of Looking at Plot, I looked at various ways to plot; in 29 Plot Templates, we looked at specific types of plots. How do these plot paradigms handle act 2? I won’t reprise all of them, just those that have a lot to offer for Act 2. Hero’s Journey: One of my favorite plot paradigm’s is
This is from a few years ago, but still very pertinent. I am reviewing lessons on story structure and wanted to start with scene structure. This article was very helpful so I thought I would share it here. Enjoy!
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