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Officially she is now a married woman, married to the man she loves with heart and might. She was not a genuine christian, she didn’t get any consent from her pastor or spiritual leader unlike it is done today, her marriage was blessed by her mother alone. 757 more words

Story Arc

Plot structure in movies and novels

I was talking to someone about plot structure this morning.

You are right. What do I know?

But that has never stopped me before.

Years ago, I read an excellent description of that awful phrase ‘the story arc’ for a movie. 162 more words


A Good Villain Energizes Your Story

Nothing infuses energy into a story like a powerful and grotesque villain.  If you ardently hate a villain in a book you’re reading or a story you’re viewing then you’re hooked!  1,733 more words

Love-story vs. Romance

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, and from love to matrimony in a moment.”
from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen…

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The Hush | MediaCorp – Could be Better

There are some areas where The Hush could have done better, especially with regards to matching character backstories to the roles they play in the series. 547 more words


What My Book Abandoners Taught Me About My First Year of Teaching

Like a puppy at the pound, I’ve seen many books abandoned by my middle school students this year.  Thankfully, I work in a district that supports positive and productive strategies to work through book abandonment.   618 more words

The Jack & Jill Quandary

With the Women’s Fiction arena now clear in my sights, it’s time to decide which of two story arcs do I ride into the party. 117 more words