Sunday, November 16, 2014

Here's something I got in the email today. I wanted to share it with you.

10 Tips to Create Great Plots

imageplaceholderSUE JOHNSON
Writer's Digest Tutorials

Hi Everyone!

Too many writers think that the plot of a story is made up of either fast-paced, external action or quiet and introspective moments. Plot is both those things and so much more. Creating a compelling plot incorporating action and emotion and meaning requires talent, skill, know-how, and practice. Learn what makes a great plot and how to apply practical plot techniques as you craft a dramatic heart-felt and meaningful story.

Martha Alderson, also known as the Plot Whisperer, has helped novelists of all genres and memoirists and screenwriters write stories with plots. Writing a story with a plot from beginning to end using universal story-telling methods gives you confidence as you explore your characters, action, and deeper meaning.

In this 68-minute tutorial video, you’ll learn:

  • Simple techniques to master plot
  • Key elements of plot in the beginning, the middle, and the end of your story
  • The importance of weaving action, emotion, mystery, romance, meaning, and more through to the very end of the story
  • All about the heart of your plot
  • Effective techniques to developing memorable characters
  • The most common plot problems and how to avoid them

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Wishing you a wonderful week!

~ Sue Johnson~

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