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Tag Archives: Scene and Structure
King of Dramatic Impact: Don’t Skip This Key Element of Fiction!
by Tiffany Lawson Inman Going through life, we are always in a state of suspense. Mmmmm…yummy, suspense! According to Oxford dictionary: a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Life … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Miscellaneous, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged action and reaction, cause and effect, drama, Dwight Swain's Techniques of a Selling Writer, harlan Boben, Jack Bickham, key element in fiction, Scene and Structure, Six Years, Stimulation & response, suspense, Tiffany Lawson Inman 51 Comments
By Shannon Donnelly Everyone knows there’s a story arc—story goes up in tension, reaches a peak, and falls down. And there are character arcs, too, since story is character and character is story. But what about your scene arcs? That’s … Continue reading