Writer’s Block Party is honored to host literary agent, Peter Knapp, for this week’s #DVPit blog hop. For more information on #DVPit go here: dvpit.com In my apartment, sitting on top of my armoire, is a large shoebox full of keepsakes: ticket stubs and playbills, museum maps and gallery catalogues, postcards and birthday notes, party invitations,… Continue reading #DVPit Blog Hop: The Passage of Time in Your Novel
Sorry, I had to do it. Puns give me life. Just like scenes give a story life! A story is made up entirely of scenes, like the Lego blocks of a Lego castle, and/or Lego blocks of a Millennium Falcon™ Let’s play a game! Do you know what movie this scene is from? Do you… Continue reading Can Your Scenes be Seen?
Last week, I explained the components of story structure using TANGLED as an example. Today, I’m going to talk about how you can build the structure for your story. If you didn’t read last week’s post, or you need a refresher, give it a read! I’ll be here when you’re finished. I used to think of structure… Continue reading Building A Structure For Your Story
I know, I know. Structure is one of the least sexy topics when it comes to writing. Structure is four walls. It’s a set of rooms into which you must cram your big, wide world and characters and plot. This has to go there, and that has to go here, and no you can’t fit a… Continue reading The Components Of Story Structure (TANGLED Edition)