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27.02.2015 18:07    Comments: 0    Categories: Novel Writing      Tags: michael moorcock  characters  themes  plot-driven  
Introduce your main characters and themes in the first third of your novel. If you are writing a plot-driven genre novel make sure all your major themes/plot elements ...
 
06.02.2015 17:32    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Quotations      Tags: elinor glyn  system of writing  writing theme  
What Theme Is. Every story must have a start, a beginning, a foundation. Such a nucleus we call the theme. The theme of the story is that part of the story about which the author...
 
11.12.2012 00:42    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Theme  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  theme  subject  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
A THEME is the understanding that the author seeks to communicate through his work. It is the central and unifying idea about which the story is structured.
 
28.08.2011 17:46    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Characters  Writing Theme  Writing Tips      Tags: character  theme  character theme  character pro  
As writers we've had the concept of "theme" pounded into our heads. "What's your story about?" Every story needs a theme: a single word that tells us the core of the story--or, what it's about.
 
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...
 
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?
 
03.07.2011 04:45    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Theme      Tags: writing themes  themes  melanie anne phillips  
Even when a story has memorable characters, a riveting plot and a fully developed genre, it may still be coming apart at the themes.
 
03.07.2011 04:39    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Elements  Writing  Writing Craft  Writing Theme      Tags: theme definition  theme  definition  
Theme is the meaning or concept we are left with after reading a piece of fiction. Theme is an answer to the question, "What did you learn from this?" valuable discussions.
 
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