Sunday, October 09, 2011

Nanowrimo Prep: Story Structure 101

Today: everything you need to know about story structure.

Well, not really. But we need to get down to this, so I'm giving you Nanos four posts in a row that review general story structure so you can really dive into outlining and/or carding. This should keep you busy for a couple of days, anyway!

What is the Three Act Structure and Why Should You Care?

The Three-Act, Eight Sequence Structure

The Index Card Method and Structure Grid

Story Elements Checklist for Brainstorming Index Cards

- Alex


Screenwriting Tricks for Authors and Writing Love, Screenwriting Tricks for Authors, II, are now available in all e formats and as pdf files. Either book, any format, just $2.99.

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1 comment:

Pamela Beason said...

Good, useful posts. I have always found screenwriting guides more useful than many other books, and always try to steer fiction authors in that direction. Nice to know you're out there!