Three Dirty Birds Talk Story Trumps Structure: The Three Questions That Will Solve Every Plot Problem You'll Ever Have
Chez Zoe today! Yes, that really is the chapter subtitle.
The Three Dirty Birds are back again, pecking away at Stroy Trumps Structure, by Steven James. This episode is the first one to touch on the pantser vs. the outliner. Zoe: I think we should take a moment to make a distinction up front that I’m not sure James himself clearly makes (because if...
Found today at Ana J. Phoenix’s blog! Tell me, is your protagonist a pebble, or a chunk of putty?
We’re over at Zoe’s blog today! How did we end up talking about tentacles?
Here we are again–Three Dirty Birds, Talking about Story Trumps Structure. Today, we’re reading Chapter 4: Escalation. Kate: By escalation, he’s talking about intensifying situations as the book progresses, making things worse for the protagonist as we get closer to the climax (*giggle*) of the story. Ana: I thought that was a really good...
At Ana J Phoenix’s blog today!
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