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01.08.2011 19:11    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing  Writing Characters  Writing Dialogue  Writing Plot  Writing Tips      Tags: sol stein  character  plot  dialogue  
If you could sit down in a chair next to the editor of work by James Baldwin, Elia Kazan and Jack Higgins, what could that editor say that would be immediately helpful to you in your work?
 
29.07.2011 02:35    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips      Tags: the seven great story plots  rob parnell  plot  plotting  
Looking at the number of remakes that Hollywood churns out you'd be forgiven for thinking that original stories are in short supply.
 
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.
 
21.06.2011 13:31    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Structure  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips  Writing Subplot      Tags: plot  plotting  subplots  
All you people working on novels will be glad to hear, this section deals completely with you. A novel must have at least one subplot; otherwise all you have written is a really long short story.
 
21.06.2011 13:25    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Plotting  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Structure  Writing Tips      Tags: plot  plotting  chris lee ramsden  
Ben Elton was being steered away from committing the crime of ‘Deus Ex Machina' by a master of plot-writing.
 
20.06.2011 19:40    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Structure  Plotting  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips      Tags: plot  plotting  structure  chris lee ramsden  
I remember one of my good friends approaching me after completing a story - the first of his that went on to get published - and saying, in a state of awe and wonder, ‘Structure is everything.'
 
20.06.2011 18:55    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Structure  Plotting  Writing Craft  Writing Plot  Writing Tips      Tags: plot  plotting  simon haynes  
Plotting is the process of describing your novel in summarised form, usually before you start the actual work of writing it.
 
20.06.2011 18:43    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing  Fiction Elements  Plotting  Structure  Writing  Writing Plot  Writing Craft  Writing Tips      Tags: plot  plotting  braiding plots  alison kent  
I have a subliminal grasp of plotting or I wouldn't have sold the number of books I have sold. My current writing goal, however, is to master plotting.
 
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