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Larry Brooks does it again (First Plot Point Explained)

I am all about passing on good information when I find it and I am also, at this point, a card carrying member of the Larry Brooks fan club. 560 more words


How I outlined my novel in an hour

When it comes to outlining a novel so I can get working, I am probably the most impatient person you know. Take my current WIP for example. 430 more words


Willamette Writers' Conference - Day 2

Excellence 102: The Essential Nature of Dramatic Arc – Larry Brooks

I cannot recommend Larry Brooks highly enough. Larry is personable, funny, and warm. And his ability to analyze story structure and present it to writers is truly a gift to any who can attend his lectures or read his books. 1,112 more words

Story Concept—What is it and Why is it Important?

Note: When I read back over my last post, I realized that it may have been a little misleading.  When I said “Every month I plan to write a Progress Update…” I did not intend that to mean I was planning to post only once a month.  586 more words


Process, Preparation and Prose

I am not a writing coach. I am not a writing teacher. I can’t tell anyone how to write. So much for disclaimers. What I can do is share my process. 951 more words

Comedy, Tragedy And What The F...?