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11.04.2016 22:23    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting      Tags: randy ingermanson  plot  writing plot  one-sentence summary  
The purpose of a one-sentence summary is to break the ice. To separate people who are in your target audience from people who aren’t.
 
11.04.2016 22:06    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting      Tags: randy ingermanson  plot  writing plot  one-sentence summary  
Why write a one-sentence summary? Because your one-sentence summary is a powerful sales tool.
 
12.02.2016 17:09    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting      Tags: basic plots  master plots  plots in literature  
People often say that there are only a certain number of basic plots in all of literature, and that any story is really just a variation on these plots.
 
06.03.2013 13:05    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting      Tags: michael larocca  one-plot wonder  plot  plotting  
Back in the mid to late 1980s I was a security guard. The pay was lousy, but it gave me many hours in seclusion to write short stories and novels. However, I usually worked over 80 hours a week.
 
06.03.2013 11:34    Comments: 0    Categories: Plotting      Tags: glen c. strathy  how to  create  plot outlin  easy steps  
Here's an easy way to come up with a brief plot outline for your novel.
 
27.11.2012 00:35    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Plotting  Writing Craft  Writing Plot      Tags: morgan hawke  quick  dirty  storycraft  
The easiest way for me to craft a story at top speed is by deciding on the Final Climactic Scene, then plot the rest of the story to make that scene happen
 
18.07.2011 03:50    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Plotting  Writing Characters  Writing Point Of View  Writing Plot  Writing Setting  Writing Flashback  Foreshadowing      Tags: elements of fiction  foreshadowing  theme  flashbacks  
In the same way that a painter uses shape, color, perspective, and other aspects of visual art to create a painting...
 
05.07.2011 19:43    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Writing Plot  Writing Craft  Writing Tips      Tags: crawford kilian  ten points on plotting. plotting  
Nothing should happen at random. Every element in a story should have significance, whether for verisimilitude, symbolism, or the intended climax.
 
21.06.2011 13:52    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Theme  Writing Tips  Writing Characters      Tags: plot  theme  premise  character  robyn ratliff  
It is said that there are two types of writers: plotters and seat of the pants writers (or fly into the mist writers). Obviously the majority of us fall somewhere in between.
 
21.06.2011 13:40    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Structure  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips  Writing Subplot      Tags: plot  plotting  subplots  dramatic  melanie anne phillips  
Dramatica divides "subplots" into two types: Those that run parallel and don't really affect each other Dramatically, and those that are dramatically hinged together.
 
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