Change. The tempting goal we strive for every day. I’m sure you can think of five things you would like to change about your life off the top of your head. (I know I can.) You may even be making steps toward those goals by changing how you eat, spend your money, and vote. But change is HARD.
That is why I love stories.
Continue reading “How to Plot Character Choice and Change”
If you are a visual person like myself, please enjoy this cheat sheet I made based on the insightful book on story structure by Larry Brooks. Brooks Handout Continue reading “Story Engineering” by Larry Brooks
The past few weeks I have been doing a self-imposed crash course in story structure. I have read Story Engineering by Larry Brooks and The Story Grid by Shawn Coyne, and I’ve been desperate for a way to apply all that I’ve learned. Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy: A Structure Case Study”
Persuasion by Jane Austen is a delight. I pick it apart and put it back together three ways. Continue reading Persuasion Infographics