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The Panty Drawer - Designing Principle

So here’s my next big discovery as I wander through structure and method: Designing Principle. Hang on to your hats, folks: this is deep stuff. I LOVE IT. 1,115 more words

Panty Drawer

The power of a visual over verbal character revelation

If you are going to write a script and stick to the so called ‘classic structure’ then your character will have an arc, they will change, they will have a revelation, and use this new found knowledge about themselves in Act 3. 633 more words


Developing Your Novel's Story World

J. R. R. Tolkien referred to the world of the faery-tale as the author’s sub-creation. The truth is, all fiction has a sub-created world, or ought to. 774 more words


Visual Storytelling

The title ‘Tiger by the Tail’ came from some research into obsessive and depressive behaviour. Tiger by the tail is an expression that means ‘to be overwhelmed by’. 682 more words


Maddie Dawson goes to writing class

The Fairfield Writer’s Blog is pleased to welcome back novelist Maddie Dawson—author most recently of The Opposite of Maybe, published by Broadway Books in April 2014—as a guest poster. 1,333 more words

Writing Process