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DBW Review: Story Engineering by Larry Brooks

I’m taking a course in substantive editing, so I’ve been immersing myself in books on storytelling. Today’s DBW Review is about a helpful book called… 726 more words


Eight Fundamental Steps to being a Professional Writer - Storyfix.com

Eight Fundamental Steps to being a Professional Writer – Storyfix.com.

Larry Brooks is all about the six core competencies and one of those is structure, a hotbed for debate, anxiety, and failed projects.   71 more words


Breaking Breaking Bad

Rather than focus on the novel I’m trying to get published, I thought I’d write something about the other novel I’m working on at the moment. 616 more words


Guest Blog: Story Structure Tent - An Introduction

A. Whitt is stepping in for Amber P. this week with the first in a series  about Story Structure. The next segment in the series will be coming up, so keep an eye out! 385 more words

Writing A Novel

Reviving Kurt Vonnegut's "Shapes of Stories"

This weekend I was tooling around on the internet and found this video of Kurt Vonnegut drawing out what he called the “Shapes of Stories.” It’s a funny little piece that you should watch–after you read my blog of course. 2,013 more words