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Understanding little things called subplots

I’m discovering that “subplots” is a term that most of us think we understand, but really we have a lot to learn about.

Subplots are miniature storylines that branch from the main storyline, right? 327 more words

Writing

Welcome to the multiplex

Have I got a deal for you. You buy your ticket to a “theater” showing…oh…half a dozen movies. This ticket will get you into the multiplex theater anytime you want as many times as you want, and when you are there, you can see as many of the movies as you would like. 1,235 more words

Living My Life

Does Every Package Need A Bow?

I recently finished reading a novel by Tana French, her debut effort, In the Woods. It was good, different than the murder mysteries I’m used to reading. 1,120 more words

Writing Advice

Book Review: Two Lovers, Six Deaths

Two Lovers, Six Deaths
by Gretta Mulrooney
Series: Tyrone Swift Detective Series (book 3)
Published November 28, 2016

Description (from Amazon.com):

A MAN STABS HIS GIRLFRIEND TO DEATH, THEN HANGS HIMSELF, LEAVING A NOTE CONFESSING TO THE MURDER. 695 more words

Fleshing out a Story

Subplots are secondary plots or story lines that coexist with the primary story. They add depth and complexity to primary plots, shows the different facets of characters, engage the readers, increase tension, and make the overall reality of the story more believable as the main plot progresses.  899 more words

Character & Characteristic