A friend recently asked, “What’s your novel about?” Good question. I’ve been putting off the logline post, but no longer. I shall grace you with it today. What’s a logline? It’s supposed to be that catchy sentence that makes you want to read the book/watch the movie/play the game. For novels, it’s typically a one-sentence-description […]
I thought I’d discuss the key points of the plot today (instead of writing, like I should be doing): Inciting Incident Plot Point 1 Midpoint Plot Point 3 Black Moment Resolution I suggested this book earlier, and I’ll do it again: Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell. Inciting incident There’s no […]
What is is that makes the reader keep turning pages? What keeps the story interesting? Just think of Jerry Springer. We’ve all watched the show and thought, “Damn, those are some effed up people.” But we keep watching–especially when the fights break out. It’s all about the conflict, baby.