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How to Structure a Killer Novel Ending

Brian Klems

There are more than a few writers and teachers out there, many of them orders of magnitude more famous than I am (not hard to do), who don’t like to compartmentalize or even attempt to define the sequential parts and essential milestones of a story’s plot structure.

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Your Novel Blueprint - Story Plan Checklist

Writers Digest  –
Turn your dream novel into a reality by taking some tips from the worksite and using this Story Plan Checklist
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The Meaning of Everything

Donald Maass — Writer Unboxed

. . . Excellent novelists dig big meaning out of small events.  Conversely, they can illuminate overlooked implications of large plot turns.  53 more words

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Pin Connections and the Two Journeys

Donald Maass – Writer Unboxed

. . . But what is it that fastens those two elements together?  How do the inner and outer journeys connect so that they become a sturdy building, if not an architectural wonder? . . .  Read more

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Gems Vs. Necklaces

Donald Maass – Writer Unboxed

. . . Which brings us to words.

“We live and breathe words,” said Cassandra Clare.  “Words are wind,” spoke George R.R. 16 more words

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The Reader's Emotional Journey

Donald Maass – Writer Unboxed

. . . Fiction by itself can cause our feelings to change.  We can love a story, grow impatient with it, discover surprising new sides to it, question it and finally, if we’re lucky, take from it answers and feel transformed ourselves. 68 more words

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Writing Blocks

It has been almost two weeks since I last tried posting or writing something. Whenever I find the time, I can’t start. Whenever I find the subject, I can’t begin. 183 more words

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