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9 Surprising Reasons You Need 20 Characters to Start a Book If you think you…

If you think you have nothing to write about in your novel’s first chapter, think again: you have 20 people to introduce, and fast! Harry Potter and The Hunger Games each introduce 19 characters in their first chapter, and Twilight introduces a whopping

Drama Practitioners | School Charts | Educational Posters

Educational Posters are useful resources in the class room for a reliable point of quick reference. The school chart features four influential dramaturgical man who's drama practitions shaped today's theatre.

Writing Spreadsheet - 8-stage plot structure with sample scenes and word counts. This formula is based partly on Dan Wells's 'Story Structure'. It's outlined in non-chronological order, and makes it very easy to see how multiple main characters and subplots interweave.

The One Page Novel is an 8 stage plot formula that helps you create strong character development and story structure by working top-down.

Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?")

Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?

Screenwriting tip from John Rogers, writer of TNT's Leverage: In every scene, always remember: Who wants what?  Why can't they have it?  Why do I care? From: https://twitter.com/jonrog1/statuses/54410157844729857

Screenwriting tip from John Rogers, writer of TNT's Leverage: In every scene, always remember: Who wants what? Why do I care?

This #writing worksheet will help you brainstorm some ideas on how best to write a scene so that it fits in with the other scenes.

Creative Writing Worksheet – Scene Writing (PDF) Here is a worksheet I needed to write for myself this week! Often when you create an outline, you know what needs to happen when, but not necessarily how the action should unfold, or in what way you should

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Today we're pleased to welcome Nicki Pau Preto, an aspiring writer who's about to embark on the query process!