Tag: storytelling

  • Storytelling: One Surprising Approach to Plotting

    Plotting is probably the hardest thing I do. I can explain to you 29 different plot templates. And I often write about plotting a novel. Theory, I know. And I know that I can plot a story pretty well. It’s just HARD. The problem is that there are a series of inter-connected scenes which build […]

  • The Best Way to Tell a Story

    Finding the Best Way to Tell a Story First drafts are for finding out what story you are telling. Second and subsequent drafts are for finding the best way to tell that story. I finished a second draft yesterday and someone asked what I concentrated on in that draft. Basically, refining the story and exploring […]