I just finished listening to Chapter Four of Save the Cat by Blake Snyder. It has me completely intrigued with story structure. Story structure isn't a new concept, and his book is geared towards writing screenplays, but I find it fascinating that so many of my favorite movies—and books—fit within this structure. I've written hundreds of… Continue reading Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheets
I couldn't help but share this excerpt from Friday’s NaNoWriMo-ing. Maybe it’s the exhaustion talking, but I had fun writing this one. Sorry, no threats of awful poetry today. LOL I've been solidifying some of the back-story of my main character, Bobbi Williamson. I don’t know if this will ever show up in anything else or not. I… Continue reading Excerpt from Friday’s Writing, #NaNoWriMo
Most of you reading this have probably heard me whine about NaNo before, but I’ve had some new followers since last year (Thank You!) so I’ll go ahead and explain NaNoWriMo to you. Basically, NaNoWriMo is one of the answers out there for anyone who’s ever dreamed of writing a novel. This is a chance… Continue reading My #NaNoWriMo math sucks!