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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

Movies

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

Setting

Story Premise - It's What Sells

For those aspiring writers like me who are seeking to publish, there’s an excellent blog post by Rick Riordan in which he addresses the idea that those with inside connections to agents/publishers have a much easier time getting published relative to everyone else. 261 more words

Writing