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Value Your Unique Premise: Divergent

In a time where fantastical science fiction and superhero stories are popular, the concept of a unique premise can be a big selling point. The wisdom behind this idea can be applied to any genre.  505 more words


Mozart in the Jungle - leaning away from sex to... something more

Oh. You thought I was done with Mozart? Yeah, me too. Apparently not. The other thing that going back and rewatching season one after finishing the third season has illuminated is the (unhealthy?) obsession that the series seemed to first have with sex which slowly dissipated away throughout the first season and is now pretty much a non-entity. 589 more words


Idea development

Reflecting on the lessons I learned this year, one stands out: A better grip on the meaning of terms like premise, concept and plot and their respective purpose helps to solidify an idea. 1,579 more words


A project idea logline / premise

So here’s an initial logline / premise for the project I’m planning on working towards over the coming weeks as part of my MA.

This may well change as I think about the story further, and come to putting a plan in place, but for now: 41 more words


Creative Checklist

Consider the following and ensure that you have thought about each and taken these elements into account


  • Time and place: when is this action occurring; between whom?
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Top 3 Magical Story Ingredients

Fantasy is one of my all time favorite genres and I want to talk about it in a regular fashion… Chats and lists (lists, yo!) and all sorts of genre touching discussions! 417 more words


A Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd is the first of Hardy’s novels to gain him widespread popularity. What can one say about the incredible writing of Thomas Hardy. 173 more words