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"The pre-middle consists of the time period between receiving the invitation and the start of the “meaty” action. This is a great time for your hero to take a short trip, where he can naturally observe new things without “information-dumping” on the reader."

"The pre-middle consists of the time period between receiving the invitation and the start of the “meaty” action. This is a great time for your hero to take a short trip, where he can naturally observe new things without “information-dumping” on the reader."

10.)The theme of my novel is identity and discovering identity. At the beginning of my story, Percy doesn't know who his father is and that he has special powers.

10.)The theme of my novel is identity and discovering identity. At the beginning of my story, Percy doesn't know who his father is and that he has special powers.

100 Words that Sound Smart for a smart character. Plan: find out what half these words mean then use them.

100 Words that Sound Smart for a smart character. Plan: find out what half these words mean then use them.

Share Tweet Pin Mail First impressions matter, right? Well, the first line of a book is one way to make (or break) a great ...

Share Tweet Pin Mail First impressions matter, right? Well, the first line of a book is one way to make (or break) a great ...

Writing prompt: Throw your character into a different culture where all the qualities he's ever been praised for are frowned upon instead. How does he react? Click through for prompt writing tips.

Writing prompt: Throw your character into a different culture where all the qualities he's ever been praised for are frowned upon instead. How does he react? Click through for prompt writing tips.

Matthew Rhys as Mr. Darcy in Death Comes to Pemberly, based on the novel by P D James

Matthew Rhys as Mr. Darcy in Death Comes to Pemberly, based on the novel by P D James

What a great list of rules! Pixar’s Rules Of Storytelling… Love the idea of making a list of what wouldn't happen next!

What a great list of rules! Pixar’s Rules Of Storytelling… Love the idea of making a list of what wouldn't happen next!

Andrew Stanton, the Pixar writer and director behind both Toy Story and WALL-E, has many ideas, and he shared his expertise in his TED Talk, The clues to a great story (link in article). Below, see his golden rules of storytelling visualized by Karin Hueck and Rafael Quick of the Brazilian culture and science magazine Superinteressante. -- How to tell a great story, visualized | TED Blog

Andrew Stanton, the Pixar writer and director behind both Toy Story and WALL-E, has many ideas, and he shared his expertise in his TED Talk, The clues to a great story (link in article). Below, see his golden rules of storytelling visualized by Karin Hueck and Rafael Quick of the Brazilian culture and science magazine Superinteressante. -- How to tell a great story, visualized | TED Blog

"What really makes rebels and resistances truly great? How can you write about a realistic resistance?" // really great series from The Quiet Writer's Desk! http://thequietwritersdesk.blogspot.ca/2016/03/creating-realistic-rebel-resistance-in.html

"What really makes rebels and resistances truly great? How can you write about a realistic resistance?" // really great series from The Quiet Writer's Desk! http://thequietwritersdesk.blogspot.ca/2016/03/creating-realistic-rebel-resistance-in.html

"Persepolis" 2007. A great, and totally original, foreign animated memoir about a girl's growing up during the Islamic Revolution. Surprisingly funny considering its subject matter. True art.

"Persepolis" 2007. A great, and totally original, foreign animated memoir about a girl's growing up during the Islamic Revolution. Surprisingly funny considering its subject matter. True art.