We’ve all been there. An idea pops into your head and it’s so ludicrous, so fun, that you just have to start writing it down. Erudite and lusty space dinosaurs? 573 more words
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I’ve decided to plan this part of my novel by going through John Truby’s guide, The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller… 887 more words
The fun of the second act should come from the elements set up by the first act. Conceptual specificity (or Santa Claus vs The Zombies)
Conceptual specificity: Second acts ought to create entertainment using every aspect of the setup in the first act.
I know that’s a long and boring mouthful, so to drive this home I created an exercise called “SANTA CLAUS VS THE ZOMBIES.” 493 more words
Strike via the mask.
In college, I was repeatedly informed that there are 2 types of people on the planet: one kind responds to the examination concern to the finest of their ability, and also the various other contradicts the property of the inquiry as well as discusses why not. 7 more words