Dark Night of the Soul

Dark Night of the Soul

This week as we continue our journey through story structure, we are tackling the second pivot point of the novel with the New Info Phase—which is often referred to as the Dark Night of the Soul! 😱 The first plot turning was during the Inciting Incident. This is why...
How to Maintain Your Story’s Flow

How to Maintain Your Story’s Flow

No matter how fast you type, you can’t write an entire novel in one day. So how do you keep your story’s flow going? From character traits to how to pick up writing where you left off, we go over tips to help you pull your story together so you can keep...
The Reaction Phase

The Reaction Phase

It is time to continue on in the next phase of the 7 Steps of Story Structure with the Reaction Phase. After tackling the Intro, we brought the reader on a journey from becoming familiar enough with the world to feel comfortable and beginning to forge a relationship...
What is the Emotional Plot?

What is the Emotional Plot?

There are a LOT of parts involved in writing a story. Even if you are a panster, you should be thinking about the story’s plot, characters arcs, how the two inter-link, sub-plots and how they affect the main plot, and then there is the story’s emotional...
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