Category: 5-Step Storytelling
Should You Read John Truby’s The Anatomy of Genres?
If you’re looking for a different approach to genres, consider reading John Truby’s latest book, The Anatomy of Genres: How Story Forms Explain the Way the World Works.
Holiday Edition: Plot a Story Using the Story Body Structure
Audiences recognize genres based on watching films and reading books. Although many readers cannot name a genre’s obligatory scenes and conventions, they sense when something is missing. To help you spot potential plot holes, envision the entire narrative. Plot your story using the Story Body structure.
Friday Feature: Character Template
Get your downloadable infographic about the character template and then check out the bundle with a workbook.
A Character Template to Help Busy Writers Solve the Writing Puzzle
Developing multi-dimensioned fictional people fascinates me. But updating the character template for my favorite writing app proved harder than I expected.
Friday Feature: Story Elements
Welcome to Friday Feature! Get your downloadable infographic about story elements. Simplify by focusing on the symbiotic relationships between characters, plot, theme, and structure.
Writers Need Feedback and ProWritingAid Reports Inspire the Continuous Improvements Trusted by 2 Million People
Like most writers, my initial drafts contain quality issues, but I love how ProWritingAid reports inspire continuous improvement — the feedback I need to encourage more writing.