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14.04.2014 16:05    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Premise      Tags: premise  foundation of storytelling  
“Premise” comes from two Latin words, meaning to put before. The premise is the foundation of your story-that single core statement...
 
14.04.2014 14:24    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Premise      Tags: premise  foundation of storytelling  marcella kampman  
Let’s start at the very beginning. A good story starts with an idea, a flash of inspiration, that will take your readers on a journey you hope they’ll never forget.
 
14.04.2014 14:05    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Premise      Tags: premise  foundation of storytelling  bill johnson  
Beginning a story in an active voice is a crucial aspect of storytelling. Creating a story premise can be a great help toward accomplishing that goal.
 
14.11.2012 14:04    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Premise      Tags: gaelen foley  premise  
There seems to be a myth floating around out there that story ideas pop full-blown into our imaginations like Athena out of the head of Zeus. Sheee-yah.
 
06.07.2011 14:20    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Theme  Writing Tips      Tags: theme  story premise  kim kay  
The premise is, quite simply, what is at stake in your story. It is the foundation of your story, upon which your theme, characters, and plot are built.
 
03.07.2011 05:57    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Romance  Writing Handout      Tags: denise domning  premise  theme  write  romance  write a romance  
A premise is a short statement that makes an immediate value judgement on your characters. This judgement may not be true, in fact your story may even prove the premise to be false.
 
03.07.2011 04:58    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Romance      Tags: denise domning.premise  theme  write  romance  write a romance  
How many times have you picked up a book, become engrossed with well-drawn characters only to be disappointed by a plot that takes a ridiculous turn, or even disappears altogether?
 
21.06.2011 14:23    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Creative Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Theme  Writing Tips  Writing Premise      Tags: theme  premise  joann ross  
Often, when you ask a writer what her story is about, she'll launch into a lengthy narrative giving detail about the characters' back stories, what's happening when the book opens...
 
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.
 
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